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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE , England
01302 734293
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Ranked #23 of 32 Attractions in Doncaster
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 1, 2014
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yorkshire
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103 reviews 103 reviews
23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

2 mins walk from town centre, free of charge, plenty to look at-- even kept 2 Xbox crazy teenagers interested for an hour plus. Must say the Kings Own Light Infantry display is outstanding worth a visit for this alone. Never seen as many medals in one place really gives you an insight to what it must have been like... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well worth going back and seeing what's in store from time to time. There's always something going on. if you have kids then it's easy to lose an hour or so in here.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My family are regular visitors to the Museum and Art Gallery and happily spend time exploring the collections as well as temporary exhibitions. On the ground floor, the galleries are full of interesting exhibits, with the spectacular Racing Trophies, Roman antiquities unexpected treasures such as the football medals won by David Pegg, a local lad who was one of the... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

worth a look back in time small gift shop be nice somewhere to relax for refreshments interesting for all ages ..town center 5 mins away

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Doncaster
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11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had not visited the Museum in several years, it was an OK way to spend an hour or so, pity the staff cannot show a bit more enthusiasm. It will tell you a little about the Doncaster district, but is looking very dated and shabby. Visit if you have an hour to spare when you are in Doncaster, but... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Really interesting for young and old a few interactive displays to keep kids happy .Nice layout easy to walk round with some interesting local history. Free to enter nice little gift shop but could do with a cafe, rather than just a clix machine.

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19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is somewhere that the council could really do with investing some money to update and modernise, they have had the same things inside since I was a kid. Also it would be nice for it to be a bit more orientated around the history of Doncaster.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

took our grandkids round museum, so many varied things bring up great topics to tell kids about, all kids love dinosaurs , the growling bear was a shock to natty, but she survived !. and its free, use it we don't want to lose it ,

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Not my ideal destination. Small and clinical gallery. Other than an impromptu Rolph Harris painting and a good Lancaster Bomber picture there wasn't much to hold our attention. 10 mins and you're done. But it's free, so if you're passing and it's raining - maybe.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

With an hour to kill before the train I wandered to the museum and art gallery expecting a large civic building rather what appeared to be 60s school or library. Wants inside the exhibits were varied aimed at the younger generation including stuffed animals, Doncaster from Roman times to today. Some interesting artefacts. There is the light infantry museum as... More

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