Newcomen Beam Engine Open Days

Witness the work of experts as they conserve what has been described as 'the most important piece of industrial heritage in the world', including its deep Georgian mineshaft.

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday

10am to 5pm

Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Barnsley’s Heritage Angels recognised

Two of our borough’s top visitor attractions – Wentworth Castle and Elsecar Heritage Centre – have been recognised for their dedication to saving their respective heritage.


Madfest line-up is music to the ears

Get your tickets for Madfest 2013 - three days of folk music, street theatre entertainment, spoken word, craft stalls and real ale.