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Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Chequer Rd, Doncaster DN1 2AE, UK

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About Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery was opened in 1964. Designed by the council architects, it replaced the existing Beechfield House Museum which had been home to the collections of Doncaster Museum Service since 1910. It has collections of natural history, archaeology, local history, fine and decorative art.


Attractions near Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

The Minster Church of St George0.78km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

The Minster Church of Saint George, Doncaster stands at the heart of the town of Doncaster, where a church has stood for over 8 centuries. The present church was built to the designs of George Gilbert Scott between 1854-1858, after the mediaeval church was destroyed by fire in 1853.The aim of the Minster is to provide a warm welcome to all, and to serve Doncaster and surrounding area, through their worship and events, using the skills and talents of people who are the Minster Community

Doncaster Racecourse1.38km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Doncaster Races is a busy northern racecourse which hosts 36 race fixtures a year, as well as being a popular venue for exhibitions and conferences. Steeped in history, it is home to the world’s oldest classic race, the St Leger Stakes, first run in 1776. Hosting 37 race days across the National Hunt and Flat seasons, Doncaster Racecourse is one of the busiest racecourses in the UK.

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum1.4km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

The South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum is a Volunteer led museum located at Lakeside in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. The museum exhibits a collection of aircraft, from craft flown at the first air show in in Britain in 1909 at Doncaster Racecourse, to civil light aircraft, and modern fast jets. The Museum have also erected an Air Training Corps Cadet Hut alongside Building 21 to house its World War Two Collection.

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve2.51km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Potteric Carr is a wild oasis just waiting to be explored. Now nestling between motorway and railway, it's a remnant of the vast fenland that once stretched all the way across the Humber basin to the coast. During summer, the meadows are full of butterflies and abuzz with insects, while winter brings the magic of thousands of starlings creating incredible aerial displays.

Cusworth Hall3.41km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

The beautiful Cusworth Hall building is set on acres of historic land. WIth a functional Hall, Museum and Park across the land that Cusworth Hall Sites on.  The present house was built in 1740–1745 by George Platt for William Wrightson to replace a previous house and was further altered in 1749–1753 by James Paine.

Sandall Park3.59km from Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Sandall Park is a park in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. The park covers 69 acres and is located in Wheatley and is the one of the biggest leisure parks in Doncaster. The park boasts a number of amenities, including but not limited to, fitness trails and stations, disabled access. enclosed play areas, wildlife and wildfowl and herb gardens. The park is also home to the weekly parkrun.

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South Yorkshire is a ceremonial and metropolitan county in England. It is the southernmost county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and had a population of 1.34 million in 2011. One of the iconic counties with so many tourism possibilities. .