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


Read more about us

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

What's on

Discovery Day - Sheffield Inventions!

This is your chance to design your own Sheffield invention that could make the world a better place!

Nature Tour: Kelham Island’s Goit

Join us for an easy-going wander along Kelham Island's goit and learn about its nature on the way.

Discovery Day - Thaumatropes!

Try your hand at this Victorian craft - and find out how it helped scientists understand how our eyes work!

Saturday Workshop: Drawing from Nature

Join award-winning artist Paul Evans for a day of drawing from natural environment surrounding Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

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!

News & Updates

Latest from Twitter

Follow us on Twitter