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. Links below:


Please be aware of our current venue closures and restrictions: 

  • Elsecar Heritage: While the majority of Elsecar Heritage Centre remains closed, the Pantry will be re-opening on Saturday 23 May 2020 between 11am and 3pm for take away service only.

Paul’s Natural Foods remains open and Maison du Biere for takeaway only, with reduced hours. Other businesses remain closed but are operating remotely including online and delivery options. Please contact individual businesses for more detail.

Your safety and wellbeing is our main priority. We have strict social distancing measures in place, and we ask that you adhere to these and be respectful to others when accessing these businesses .

A queuing system will be in place for the cafes, and there will be no seating available. Your food and drink must not be consumed on site.

Public toilets remain closed.

We still urge you to consider staying in your local area during this critical time.


All scheduled events and exhibition openings at all sites have been cancelled for the next twelve weeks to combat the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). 

For further details please visit:

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, please see our brochure