Plan Your Visit

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South



0114 272 2106

Opening Times

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is open all year round

Monday to Thursday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4.45pm
(closed Fri & Sat)


Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet will be closed Friday 4 December - Sunday 6 December due to the Kelham Island Museum Victorian Christmas Market.

Christmas opening: Sunday 20 - Thursday 24 December | Closed Friday 25 - Saturday 26 December.

New Year opening: Sunday 27 - Thursday 31 December | Closed Friday 1 - Saturday 2 January.

Normal opening resumes Sunday 3 January 2016.



New admission charges apply from April 2014.

Adults £4 | Concessions £3 | Accompanied Children (U16) FREE

Free admission for accompanying carers.

Gift Aid Admission: Adult £4.40 | Concessions £3.30
Under this scheme visitors are offered a choice of Standard or Gift Aid admission. Gift Aid admission includes a 10 per cent voluntary donation. Gift Aid admissions enable Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust to reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to Museum funds. The extra £0.50p paid under the scheme can be worth over £1.20 to Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust. Conditions apply.


Please see details of our Membership Scheme for admission allyear to all our sites 

Waterwheels Café 

Located in our new Learning Centre with indoor seating and outdoor picnic area, the Waterwheels Café serving hot and cold drinks and light refreshments, cakes and sandwiches is the perfect place to relax and admire the heritage site.

Museum Shop 

Our museum shop sells a variety of Sheffield, Made goods, from greeting cards and novelties to local interest books and gifts.   


We’re improving our visitor experience for all through our Access all Areas project. 

See our Access Statement

  • Free parking and access to Waterwheels Café and Museum Shop. 
  • Part Accessible. Assistance Dogs only. Free admission for accompanying carers.


Bus:  To travel by bus visit or for a journey planner

Bus links to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet are: 97 / 98 Dore / Totley

Rail:  The nearest station is Dore located 0.5miles along Abbeydale Road South, S7 2QW

Car:   Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is located just off the A621 on Abbeydale Road South, follow the signs to Bakewell from the city centre. 

There is free visitor parking for up to 30 vehicles and 2 accessible parking spaces.

There is reasonably priced parking at Millhouses park 5 minutes walk away. Alternatively on the wider sections of Abbeydale Road South parking is available.

We politely request that visitors do not park on Sherwood Glen (opposite the Hamlet) as this can result in obstructions for emergency services.


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