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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE, England
+44 1302 734293
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Brilliant FREE Day Out

A fantastic day out was had here at Doncaster Museum, it's free with a variety of great exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jack H
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South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
very interesting

lovely museum, lots of interesting exhibits to look at and read about. Great to read the history of... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Alison H
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic day out was had here at Doncaster Museum, it's free with a variety of great exhibits, from animals to art! The building is a bit dated but it adds to the character.More

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

dear Jack H, Many thanks for your kind comments about Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. You might be interested to know that we are moving to a new building in 2020, which will also...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

lovely museum, lots of interesting exhibits to look at and read about. Great to read the history of the area through the ages, Plenty of things to keep children occupied, tunnels to crawl through and games to play

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alison H, We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, and we hope that you will be back soon :)

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

Wide range of exhibits that will keep most people interested for at least a couple of hours. Must surely be one of the best museums in towns of this size.

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Dear Steveh242424, Many thanks for your kind comments, and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed visiting Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This free museum had quite a lot inside given it's small appearance from outside. I liked the variety of exhibitions on wildlife, war and railways. The art exhibition upstairs was pleasant to look around too. The museum is very visual/text orientated, so it may be...More

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

Dear B S, Many thanks for your review and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery. If you have any thoughts about how we could make to displays more interesting for younger children then we would...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Spent a nice coupe of hours looking round this museum. Good disabled access to ground floor and a lift (all be a goods lift - but what does that matter!) to the upper floor.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We first took our granddaughter here at Easter, but she was frightened by the stuffed bear at the entrance, which roared every time anyone moved near it. After some reassurance she continued and enjoyed her visit. We were quite surprised when she asked to go...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Went here with my nearly 5 year old and wasn't sure what to expect - we loved it! Such an eclectic collection of old cars, train stuff, a gyrocopter, stuffed animals, mining stuff, geology and even some ubiquitous Roman coins and pots. But it was...More

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Dear Karen S, We are absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery so much, and also that your son enjoyed our Podules exhibition. There is a regular changing exhibition programme at the Museum, so there is always...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited here as a school trip and had a fabulous, informative visit. There was a bit of a mix up to begin with, it turned out that we weren't actually booked in, school had messed up and hadn't confirmed our visit. There were other...More

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Neil M, General Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Dear cazbatt, Thank you so much for your kind comments. It is nice to hear such wonderful feedback. It is important to the Education Team that our Museum is accessible for all children, and is somewhere that they are excited to visit. We are glad...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

Went to take my daughter round the exhibits, she loved every minute of the time we were there. Lots of interactive exhibits

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2017

Dear David C, We are so pleased to learn that you and your daughter enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, and we really hope that you will be back soon.

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Visited the Museum for a talk on Doncaster Police 1900 to 1968. Had a look round the museum which I haven't been in since 30 years ago. we were well impressed with the exhibits on show for a taster to return for a lengthy visit...More

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2017

Dear jenkdonny, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art gallery so much, and that you are planning to return again in the near future. We are also pleased to hear that you enjoyed the talk, which was...More

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Dani M
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Dear Dani M, we are sorry to hear that the handle broke off the sword. If you would like to return it to the Museum we will replace it with a new one, or give you a complete refund. If you would like to contact anyone about... More
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Sorry we have taken a long time to reply, but our opening hours are Wednesday to Friday 10am - 4.30pm. Saturday and Sunday 10.30am to 4.15pm
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