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All reviewssteam enginesteel industrysteel makinglittle mestersindustrial heritagefat catsheffield steeldon valleysteel workssoft play areastainless steelcouple of hoursinteresting exhibitsworth a visitinteresting placegreat place to visitfew hours
Not only was the history of steel interesting but the social history of those working in the industry and the affect on Sheffield itself is all covered within the displays. The mighty River Don steam engine is something to behold when it’s set going. A...More
Reading the previous reviews, I see I'm not the first, or the second, or even the third person to visit assuming that one of Sheffield's major museums would be open on a Saturday, only to find it closed due to a wedding.
Yes, I've now...More
It had been a long time since I was last here. Firstly, parking can be a bit of a squeeze but there are extra spaces on the shared car park with the brewery. Once in the museum take the time to explore all the parts...More
What a really great museum. It gave a great experience of steel and Sheffield, showing the good and bad for men, woman and children.
There are many different exhibits and I never realised how interesting files (steel), knives and planes could be.
If you've got...More
Fantastic place to learn about the steel, cutlery and other industries of Sheffield.
On the recommendations of friends, my wife and I spent an enjoyable afternoon in the Kelham Island District, with plenty of pubs and cafes and this wonderful museum.
What a great location...More
This museum has thoughtful displays of "how it was" using actual machines and artefacts from previous decades. There is an amazing vast (size of a 4 storey house) mechanical working engine that was used in the process to make steel plates which is turned on...More
A very good explanation how it was the industrial situation from last century till nowadays. Interesting the tools, old machineries used and an incredible collection of blades. A visit it's strongly recommended
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
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 and try our Steam Hammer Café, plus there's also lots to see around the Kelham Island area from coffee shops and restaurants to artist studios, microbreweries and real ale pubs!