GOD’S LAND IN GOD’S COUNTRY: Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire
SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER 2017 – SATURDAY 20th JANUARY 2018
See a new side to the Ancient Egyptians through the multitude of artefacts selected from museum collections across Yorkshire. This exhibition highlights the long-standing connection between Ancient Egypt and Yorkshire’s historians and archaeologists. From
George Sandys of York’s Grand Tour to Egypt in 1610 to our own
Joann Fletcher’s discoveries, explore antiquities and stories of ancient Egypt.
These unique and precious treasures have fascinated our county’s explorers, archaeologists and artists for the last
Barnsley Museums are owned and operated by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council. The museums are Cannon Hall, Worsbrough Mill, Cooper Gallery, Elsecar Heritage Centre and Experience Barnsley.
So if you are looking for unique destinations to spend quality time with family, friends and loved ones, Barnsley’s museums are the perfect place for you.
To purchase tickets for the many events taking place and take a look at a fantastic range of products, many with a Yorkshire theme, visit… shop.barnsley-museums.com