Resources for schools

We are now taking bookings for specific onsite and outreach sessions from October onwards. All of our workshops have been re-assessed and adapted in line with Covid-19 guidelines and come with detailed guidelines for teachers and Risk Assessments detailing our Covid-secure procedures. We will discuss all workshops in detail on booking and offer familiarisation for onsite sessions. The sessions we will be offering are:


Onsite visit:


Cannon Hall 

Victorian Kitchen – full day.

WW2 – full day.


Experience Barnsley (from Autumn 2 only)

Stone Age to Iron Age – full or half day.

Have Your Say – half day.

Deep Down Underground – full or half day.


Wentworth Castle Gardens (Mid-September onwards)

Creative writing – half day.



Stone Age to Iron Age – full or half day

Deep Down Underground – full or half day

Sublime Symmetry – full or half day

Portraits and self-identity – half day


For more information on Barnsley Museums re-opening please visit:


In the meantime, we invite you to explore an exciting new suite of digital resources for schools and home learners, linked to each of our five sites and covering many different areas of the primary curriculum. Links below:  



Tell us what you think about our schools resources and let us know what else you would like to see here:



If you would like to find out more about our programme of school visits with Barnsley Museums which we will be resuming once government restrictions are lifted, follow:


You can also see our brochure or contact a member of the team whose details are listed below.


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