Kelham Island Museum

Type:Museum

Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8RY

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About

Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield's industrial story.

Located in one of the city's oldest industrial districts, the Museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old.

Come inside and explore our new look Museum amidst the sights and sounds of industrial Sheffield. Wander through our inetractive galleries telling the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production.

Learn what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution and follow the growth of the city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the City of today and the world!

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Guide Prices

Free admission.

Island Cafe/Bar and Millowners Arms pub open 7 days a week!

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Follow signs for A61(n) then follow white on brown tourism signs to Kelham Island. Postcode for Sat Nav users is S3 8RY. Car parking is included in admission but spaces are limited.By Public Transport:Use either 'Middlewood' (yellow) or 'Malin Bridge' (blue) tram service to Shalesmoor. Then follow pedestrian signs to Kelham Island (cross tram tracks, cross the ring road towards The Ship Inn, walk down any side street and turn right onto Alma Street). The museum is approx 5 mins walk from tram stopAccessible by Public Transport: Sheffield station is 2 miles away.

Opening Times

* Tue-Fri 10am–5pm
Sun 11am–5pm
Closed Saturdays

Open Mondays, 10am–5pm during Sheffield school holidays

(The museum will also open on Saturdays from late autumn)

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