Visit Us

Opening Hours

Summer, Easter to 31st October:

Wednesday                             13:00 - 16:00

Saturday                                  10:00 -16:00

Sunday                                     14:00 - 17:00

Winter, 1st November to Easter:

Wednesday                             13:00 - 16:00

Saturday                                  10:00 - 14:00

Please note that the Museum will be closed on Saturday 17th June due to a shortage of volunteers. We will re-open on Wednesday 21st June. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Ticket Prices

Adult                                         £2.00

Child                                         £0.50

Find Us

Darfield village lies on the A635 some five miles from Barnsley. We are readily accessible from the M1; and the A1(M) and other trunk routes. Brown Tourist signs indicate the way to the Museum.

Maurice Dobson Museum & Heritage Centre

2, Vicar Road,



South Yorkshire

S73 9JZ


Arranging a Visit

Special rates can be arranged for groups to cover a talk, a guided tour and refreshments. If you would like to arrange a group visit, contact us on 01226 754593 (Answer Machine) or 01226 753440 (Geoffrey Hutchinson).

Visits to Your Group

Volunteers from the Museum are happy to visit all manner of groups over a wide area, including schools, to give illustrated talks about aspects of the Museum. Please enquire as above.


We regret that at the present time wheelchair access is only available onto the outdoor patio. We hope that better access can be made available in the future.

Dogs only allowed on the outside patio area excepting guide and assistance dogs.

There is safe storage on-site for bicycles.