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Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island | Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
+44 114 272 2106
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Excellent museum - but please staff it professionally

I’ve been visiting Kelham Island Industrial Museum since it very first opened, and for my money... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Good museum about the history of sheffield people and the industry surrounding the town

As above good museum lots too see allow at least a morning or an afternoon also the brewery is near... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island | Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been visiting Kelham Island Industrial Museum since it very first opened, and for my money, (and they’ve had quite a lot off me over the years), it is one of the best and most interesting museums in the north of England. Like many museums...More

Thank AliAl-Aswad
Tara H, Front Office Manager at Kelham Island Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust is proud to have an inclusive volunteering programme that engages a wide range of volunteers from many different backgrounds. Volunteers work across different aspects of the Charitable Trust. We consider our volunteers to be a real asset and they play a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As above good museum lots too see allow at least a morning or an afternoon also the brewery is near there. It might be worth a trip however it's a good walk from the centre

Thank suzanne h
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this event on many occassions and really enjoyed it. I took a friend who had never been before to the market yeaterday. I had raved about it to him over the years and i was excited we were going. £12 to...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, with lots of interesting stuff about the industrial history of Sheffield. Good building and exhibits.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steam engines and much more.Fantastic to follow the history of the steelworks from the very beginning of Sheffield as the very heart of steel. Makes you proud to be from Yorkshire.

Thank rosmere1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a paid attraction but reasonable Lots of history about Sheffiled to do with the World class Steel but also a lot of other topics. There is a very impressive working steam engine that has special viewing times. There is a large gallery with...More

Thank Bluebell597
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this museum has something for everyone,lots of things on display,including a world war 2 grand slam bomb,vintage cars, the nameplate of "william staniers" "city of sheffield" ti is well worth a visit,and also with christmas nearly here they special events on,and also for children,but check...More

Thank alanhowitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable hour or two here which happily coincided with the running of the gigantic steam engine (worth it for the elemental force of it). Very knowledgeable staff too.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kelham Island museum is a brilliant lace for all, possibly one of the best in Sheffield. The history is fascinating and there is plenty to see, it is bigger than I remember from last time too, and the entry charge is average they only charge...More

Thank junade
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The steam engine is fab, you must see it in action. I thought it was a little expensive for what was actually inside the museum. We still enjoyed it though.

Thank Daisy H
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Arthur M
11 March 2017|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Hello apologies for the delay in responding. We would recommend for you at least a couple of hours to include the River Don Engine running at 12 & 2pm Monday - Thursday and 12, 2 and 4pm on Sundays. Or spend the day with us... More
Ian S
16 November 2016|
Response from Folkiedave | Reviewed this property |
Catch a tram to Shalesmoor. About ten minutes walk from there.
Caroline W
22 August 2016|
Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Hello, We're about a 5 minute walk from the Shalesmoor tram stop or about a ten minute walk from the Catherdral stop in the centre of town please see our plan your visit page on our website for more information and a short... More