Do you feature in these retro pictures taken at a popular Doncaster landmark?

If you’re missing visiting the local attractions and are craving a boost of art and culture then have a look through this gallery of photos from the past few decades.

Tuesday, 12th May 2020, 3:23 pm
Danny Bubb and Sarah Grice of Adwick with their daughter Casey aged 16 months. Looking at an oil painting by William Bowyer in 1997.
Danny Bubb and Sarah Grice of Adwick with their daughter Casey aged 16 months. Looking at an oil painting by William Bowyer in 1997.

Doncaster museum closed in January of 2020 in anticipation of a much larger premises opening later this year in combination with the new library.

The museum was well known for its art exhibits and history of the natural world.

Click through this gallery to see some of the exhibitions of the past as well as many of its visitors.

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Children from McAuley school take a visit to the museum and learn all about the sculptures there.

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Howard and Ashley Pickup looking up at a painting by Micheal Powell in 1977.

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Tim Agar, aged 17 in 1996. Working on a life drawing.

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Carlie Betts and Katie Blount from Hallcross Comprehensive are admiring a photograph by David Morgan Rees in 1997.
The Friends of Doncaster Museum raised £400 towards the purchase of the Salutation Inn sign in 1997. Pictured are Shelia Mitchinson, Shelia Snowdon, Tony O'Connor and Margeret Rutherford.
In 1997 the mayor Dorothy Layton visited the museum for International Women's Day.
Janet Buckle at the opening of her art exhibition in 1977. It was named Old King Coal.
Members and guests of Doncaster Art Club in 1997.
Faye and Cara Hughes looking at a painting in 1997 with their grandmother Mary Pickin.
Samantha and Andrew Dunn admiring the work of students at Doncaster College - on display at the museum in 1997.
Rachel Gutteridge and Andrea Fairhurst admiring a painting by Grela Stones.
Adele Wagstaff with her painting named 'Dylan' in 1997.