Plan Your Visit

In line with government restrictions, Kelham Island Museum, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and Shepherd Wheel Workshop remain closed for now.

We will reopen as soon as possible following national guidelines and will keep you updated of any changes through our website and social media channels.  If you have any queries, please contact

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.


Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Road South
S7 2QW

0114 272 2106 |


Opening Times

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is open all year round.

Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 11am-4.45pm
(closed Friday)


Please note, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet will be closed on the following Saturdays due to wedding ceremonies.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Saturday 20th June



Adults £5.50 with gift aid
Adults £5.00 without gift aid
Concessions £4.40 with gift aid
Concessions £4.00 without gift aid
Accompanied Children (U16) FREE

Free admission for accompanying carers.

Gift Aid Admission: 
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. 

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


Waterwheels Wednesdays

See a working waterwheel in action every Wednesday!

Please enquire for running status before visiting.


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 and 218 Sheffield/Bakewell (TM Travel)

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

To travel by train visit National Rail Enquiries or Northern Rail

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.


Left Luggage:

Please note there are no facilities to store bags or luggage. We apologise for any inconvenience.


Contact us

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