Venue closures and updates

Please follow the link for information about current venue closures: www.elsecar-heritage.com/the-re-opening-of-barnsley-museums

Resources for schools

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.

Barnsley Museums Digital Survey

We are carrying out this survey to better understand our digital audiences. It should take no longer than five minutes to complete and your help will be invaluable to us to evaluate the impact of our digital work during COVID-19. To complete the survey click here https://research.audiencesurveys.org/s.asp?k=158988935293

Weddings

A unique setting with a rich heritage, Elsecar is an extraordinary venue for your special day. It will delight guests and provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding. The Ironworks is currently closed.

Elsecar Heritage Centre


Elsecar is a remarkable village, transformed by the Earls Fitzwilliam into a thriving centre of iron and coal. Visitors can browse the Earls Fitzwilliam’s workshops, now packed with shops, traditional cafes, delicatessens and antiques.

Events & Exhibitions

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Latest News

Elsecar Heritage Railway Update

Elsecar Heritage Railway Trust have faced a number of challenges and in July, the trustees expressed that their best, and only, course of action was to surrender their lease to the railway sites that are owned by Barnsley Council. The railway sites include Elsecar, Cortonwood and the railway line between them

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Important Update

Following the government’s announcement on the new national restrictions we would like to let you know that we be closing the doors to the inside spaces of our museums and galleries on Wednesday 4 November until restrictions are lifted

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