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Everything you need to know for your visit to The Point

The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR

The Point on South Parade in the centre of Doncaster is open to all.

Once inside you’ll find a gallery showing a programme of contemporary exhibitions and a cosy cafe where you can meet friends. We host creative workshops for adults, young people and families and have rooms for hire events and meetings.

We have created an FAQ guide for families thinking of paying us a visit, which should hopefully answer any questions you have about bringing your children to activities at The Point.

We now use Eventbrite so you can book tickets for workshops easily. Please use Eventbrite (rather than through The Point) to book places on our Family Workshops. It’s very easy – you just need to set up an account with your email address on Eventbrite the first time that you use it. You can see all of our upcoming events in one place here.

If you have any questions about our Eventbrite online booking system, please read this darts at The Point – Eventbrite guide.

Opening Times

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Our normal opening hours are as follows:

Day Open Close
Monday 10am 4pm
Tuesday 10am 7pm
Wednesday 10am 7pm
Thursday 10am 7pm
Friday 10am 4pm
Saturday 10am 1.30pm


Our Christmas opening times are:

Week commencing Monday 16 December 2019 – building open Monday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Building closes on Saturday 21 December 2019 – reopens on 2 January,  10am-4pm

Exhibition opening times

As above, but sometimes the gallery is closed for workshops. To check opening times before your visit please call 01302 341662.


Closes one hour before building closing time.

Getting Here

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The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR. The Point is a white building with flags outside the entrance, opposite The Regent Hotel and Regent Square.

By Car: 

If travelling from the north, Doncaster town centre is accessible from either the A1(M), via the A638, A635 or A630, or the M18 via the A6182 at Junction 3. From the south, if travelling on the M1, follow the sign post to the M18 (north) and exit at Junction 3 (A6182).


Please note that The Point’s car park is for staff only. There is one disabled space available for a Blue Badge holder which must be booked in advance (email or ring 01302 341662).

When visiting The Point you can find the following local parking:

Extensive on street parking on South Parade and Hall Cross Hill FREE up to 2 hours.
Cavendish Court £1 per hour; £2 per day (Saturdays).
Scarborough House (Saturdays only) £2/4 hours.
Council House (Saturday only) £2/4 hours.
Civic Office £0.90 1hr; £1.90 2hrs

Parking Map


Buses stopping outside The Point include: 21, 25, 29, 55, 56, 57a, 57c, 57f, 58a, 58c, 98, 99, 291, 399 and X19


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  1. Lifts to all levels of the building
  2. Disabled toilets
  3. Changing Place including hoist and changing bench
  4. Baby changing facilities
  5. Breastfeeding Friendly
  6. Dementia Friendly
  7. Makaton Friendly

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