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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

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Really good little museum (tucked away)!

Once you find this museum it is a little gem. It is quite a mish mash showing the history of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MsPecksniff
Well worth the effort ….

….. to find it! The signposting could be better for general visitors to Doncaster. We have visited... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MikeandFlo
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Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Once you find this museum it is a little gem. It is quite a mish mash showing the history of Doncaster (from pre-history to its industrial heyday), with art upstart and a interesting collection of pottery. You really cover a lot of ground in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MsPecksniff
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear MsPecksniff, Many thanks for your kind words, and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery. We are sorry to hear that the art gallery spaces were empty when you visited, but we do have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

….. to find it! The signposting could be better for general visitors to Doncaster. We have visited Doncaster more than a few times and some of these have included a few half-hearted attempts to find the museum. However our most recent visit to Doncaster included...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MikeandFlo
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MikeandFlo, We are really pleased to hear that you finally found the Museum, and also that you enjoyed looking round so much. We are sorry though that your visit coincided with us changing exhibitions over in the art gallery space, as there is usually...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018

I am a highly intelligent man. Everybody knows this and admires and respects me enormously. The one thing I love is visiting museums, but not just any museum. My perfect museum must have stuffed animals and preferably lots and lots of them. Doncaster Museum does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Dear kevbnutnobacon, Many thanks for your review of Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I know that our stone age display is very realistic, but please be assured that they are not real people...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Having travelled up for a friend's party we were very pleased to stumble across the Doncaster Museum before heading home again. Fascinating exhibits, well presented and the art display on the first floor was first rate, though sadly the piece that took my eye had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterHaydon50
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Dear PeterHaydon50, We are so pleased to hear that you 'stumbled' across Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, and also that you enjoyed your visit so much. We hope to see you again next time you are in Donny :)

Reviewed 20 September 2018

There are items on display that are not available any where else in the uk.. One example a pigeon Extinct

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela H
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Dear Angela H, Thanks for your comments, and we hope that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

I often pop in when I'm passing as there is so much to see and take in. Lots about the history of the town, from the Romans to the railways and the KOYLI section. If you're passing, call in.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Simca1301
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Simca1301, We are pleased to hear that you enjoy your regular visits to the Museum, and look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 18 July 2018

it is a realy great day out for all the family.We looked at almost everything.However pretty small but overall a good place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

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

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Great place, great things on display too, really really good visit, I went with my kids and they had the good time, was a bit embarassing due to the fact that many of my own private things were on show...But we survived

Date of experience: May 2018
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Debbie J, We are really pleased to hear that you and your kids enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 7 May 2018

..... it's bigger on the inside than it is on the outside. What a great and well presented set of collections, charting the story of Doncaster from pre history to its railways and its racecourse. Well laid out and much to see. The current Home...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mikey418
Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Mikey418, We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery. Our exhibtions change regularly, so there is always something new to see, so we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 28 April 2018

Well designed and presented with a great variety of exhibits and displays, including the geology of the area and local history through the ages. I was particularly interested in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Regimental Gallery. Certainly something for all the family to enjoy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear kensmoon, Many thanks for your review of Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, and we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget that we have a changing exhibition programme, so there is always something new to see.

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Dani M
10 November 2017|
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Response from Neil M | Property representative |
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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Helen W
11 February 2016|
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Response from Neil M | Property representative |
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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