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Art Gallery, free entry

Cooper Gallery

Cooper Gallery


Church Street,
S70 2AH


The Cooper Gallery welcomes all visitors to this friendly, fully accessible Art Gallery. The Cooper Gallery hosts a regular programme of contemporary touring exhibitions including the Craft Showcase which features crafts and artwork for sale by regional and local artists.

The Gallery is home to the Cooper Trustee's collection of 17th to 20th Century paintings, watercolours and drawings by artists such as JMW Turner, Wadsworth and Atkinson Grimshaw.

For refreshments call into the cafe and sample the range of home made soups, sandwiches, quiches and scones. (Please note there is also a gluten free selection of food available, please ring for details.) The cafe is open during Gallery opening hours, but prior booking would be appreciated.

Opening times: Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4pm, Saturday 10am - 3pm. Admission to the Cooper Gallery is free.

Please contact the gallery prior to organising your visit, the exhibition spaces are closed to the public during change of exhibition.

Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshments

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Open all year
Open Christmas
Open New Year
From: 30/01/2005
To: 30/09/2008
Monday: 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00
Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00


Free entry


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Map reference: SE 344066  Lat: 53.55489 Long: -1.48220

By Road:
Follow directions for Barnsley town centre. The Cooper Gallery is situated on Church Street (opposite the Town Hall).

By Public Transport:
On exiting the station walk up Regent Street, at the top of Regent Street turn right. The Cooper Gallery is situated about 200yds on your right.


  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired
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