We’re sorry the River Don Engine at Kelham Island Museum isn’t running at the moment while we carry out some maintenance work, but we’ll let you know as soon as it’s back in action.


A New Era for Sheffield's Museums

Introducing a new museums service for Sheffield and its people.


Your museums are now open and we can’t wait to see you!

The good news doesn’t stop there – all our sites, including Kelham Island Museum and Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, are now FREE ENTRY!

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back with new exhibitions and displays, as well as all your museum favourites. You’ll find all the info you need to plan and your visit at http://www.simt.co.uk/welcome-back


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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

What's on

Roots and Futures Trail

A co-produced trail around Kelham Island Museum, exploring the industrial heritage of north Sheffield.

Talk: Mappin & Webb - A Company with a Flair for Design

Join us either online or at Kelham Island Museum to find out more about this fascinating Sheffield company.

Lunchtime Tour: Kelham Island Museum

Hear all about Sheffield's industrial past with this guided tour of Kelham Island Museum.

The Yorkshire Chocolate Festival

Get lost in luxury and immerse yourself in the world of chocolate, with live music, workshops and over 50 stalls featuring all things chocolate!

What we do


Our collections showcase Sheffield's industrial heritage, from early industrialisation to modern times.

Learning & Groups

Bring Learning to Life with exciting activities for all ages, from Adults and Groups to Schools and Families.

Weddings & Venue Hire

Something New, Somewhere Old. Choose our unique locations for unforgettable experiences.


SIMT aims to provide physical access and inclusive information and interpretation to enhance the experience of all our visitors

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with our museums and heritage sites as a volunteer, community partner or family!

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