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Messy fun at the Museum

Published on Thursday, 20th July 2017 in Council news news

Little ones can get their hands dirty at a special “messy play” session at Clifton Park Museum on Tuesday 25 July.


Lots of family fun during summer holidays

Published on Wednesday, 12th July 2017 in Council news news

There are lots of “roar-some” family fun activities for children during the summer holidays at Clifton Park Museum and Boston Castle.


Childhood memories wanted

Published on Thursday, 20th April 2017 in Exhibitions news

Clifton Park Museum is appealing for childhood memorabilia and stories to be included in a forthcoming exhibition – Childhood through the Ages.


Victorian Science at Clifton Park Museum

Published on Thursday, 30th March 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Learn about Darwin’s discoveries, medical advances and the strangely named substances our chemists sold in days gone by, at a new Victorian Science Exhibition being hosted at Clifton Park Museum.


Get your treasures valued at Clifton Park Museum

Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017 in Museums and galleries news

TV’s Charles Hanson is coming to Rotherham’s Clifton Park Museum when members of the public will be able to bring along treasured items for valuation.


New heritage trail links Heart to Man of Steel

Published on Tuesday, 8th November 2016 in Town Centre news

Visitors to the new “Making the Man of Steel” exhibition at Clifton Park Museum can now take in some of Rotherham’s heritage thanks to a new trail.


Pokémon Go fever grips Rotherham

Published on Friday, 29th July 2016 in Libraries news

Since Pokémon Go launched this summer, various creatures have been appearing in Clifton Park and Museum - and visitors have been trying to catch 'em all!


Enjoy a guided tour of Boston Castle and Park

Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016 in Leisure and culture news

If you've ever wanted to find out more about Rotherham’s historic Boston Castle and Park, now is your chance!


Rotherham remembers the Somme

Published on Tuesday, 21st June 2016 in Clifton park and museum news

Rotherham Council’s Heritage Services will hold a series of events and exhibitions throughout June and July to mark the centenary of the battle of the Somme.


Flora is our lucky winner!

Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016 in Families news

Aston schoolgirl Flora Walker is the lucky winner of Clifton Park Museum’s “Nelson” colouring competition.


Forgotten potteries of South Yorkshire

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016 in Museum events and exhibitions news

Find out more about the fascinating history of Rotherham’s “forgotten” potteries, with two new exhibitions.


Edwardian postcards feature historical gem Boston Castle

Published on Tuesday, 26th April 2016 in Herringthorpe news

Visitors can discover more about the Edwardian era in a heritage talk to be held at Rotherham’s unique historical gem Boston Castle, on Thursday 28 April at 7pm.


Boston Castle reopens for new season

Published on Wednesday, 6th April 2016 in Museums and galleries news

Boston Castle re-opened its doors for the new season on Saturday 2 April.


Anne Frank and You exhibition open to the public

Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016 in Schools and education news

A thought-provoking exhibition about Anne Frank’s life and times will be open to the public and schools at Rotherham Council’s Riverside Library Gallery from Wednesday 17 February.


Simpson collection arrives at York and Lancaster Museum

Published on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 in Museums and galleries news

Medals and memorabilia belonging to a significant First World War soldier will go on display at the York and Lancaster Regimental Museum next year.


New exhibition commemorates Gallipoli

Published on Friday, 18th September 2015 in Museums and galleries news

A new exhibition at Clifton Park Museum is marking 100 years since the Gallipoli campaign of World War I.


Rotherham’s glass history comes into focus

Published on Wednesday, 22nd July 2015 in Museums and galleries news

Visitors can discover the history of glass making in Rotherham and the Dearne Valley thanks to a new exhibition.


Treasures from the Archives take to the stage!

Published on Wednesday, 21st January 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Rotherham’s theatres and cinemas of yesteryear are the focus of the latest “Treasures from the Archives” exhibition at Clifton Park Museum.


Rockingham Pottery Patterns in the spotlight

Published on Thursday, 20th November 2014 in Leisure and culture news

Find out about some of the varied patterns, shapes and designs used in the famous Rockingham Pottery, at Riverside Gallery's latest exhibition.


Regimental Museum re-opens to the public

Published on Thursday, 29th May 2014 in Museums and galleries news

Rotherham’s beloved York and Lancaster Regimental Museum has re-opened to the public in an exciting new home.


Friends group helps archives look into the past

Published on Thursday, 17th April 2014 in Museums and galleries news

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies Service have acquired a new record that reveals fascinating details of early 19th century education and charity in the Wath area.


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Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 in Councillors, democracy and elections news

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New artefact brings history to life at Museum

Published on Tuesday, 4th March 2014 in Leisure and culture news

A historic object is set to bring Rotherham’s history into sharp focus this month as an important piece of our town’s past goes on display at Clifton Park Museum.

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