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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE, England
+44 1302 734293
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Great place, great things on display too, really really good visit, I went with my kids and they... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Debbie J
Like the Tardis.....

..... it's bigger on the inside than it is on the outside. What a great and well presented set of... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Mikey418
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Chequer Road, Doncaster DN1 2AE, England
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Reviewed May 15, 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

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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 :)

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Reviewed May 7, 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

Thank Mikey418
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 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 :)

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Reviewed April 28, 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

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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 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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Reviewed April 26, 2018

I used to come here fifty years ago when I was at school at Hill House,which used to be literally at the back of the museum on South Parade. I called by the place recently and saw it was still open and going strong. It...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

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

Thank Jack H
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

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

Thank Alison H
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

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 11, 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

Thank B S
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Neil M, Manager at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 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

Thank lidibus
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Dani M
November 10, 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
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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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