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About SIMT

The mission statement of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust is :

'To create an accessible and inclusive experience, which is a tribute to past achievement, a showcase for Sheffield industry and innovation and an inspiration for future generations to continue the tradition of technological progress'

To achieve this we explore the themes and ideas laid out below through our work in collections and research, education and learning, and events and exhibitions.

The Vision  - The Sheffield Story / A Worldwide Role

- Ideas and Movements / Scientific Ideas / Social & Political Ideas
- Science and Discovery / Interactive Science / Steel & Materials / Forces / Power / Environment & Living Things / Earth & Beyond
- People's History / Sheffield Life & Growth / Who Lives in Sheffield / Working Lives / Social Change
- Engineering & Manufacturing / Structures / Machines / Tools / Measuring
- Industrial History / Working Conditions / Organisation of Work / independent workshops / Large firms / Economic Change
- Geography: Location of Industry / Changing Land Use / Regeneration / Rivers Technology, Design & Creativity
- Cutlery: Tools / Silverware / Machine Components / Craftspeople / Computer-aided Design

Aims and Objectives

- To tell the story of Sheffield from its beginning to the present day
- A positive and accessible approach to learning informs all the Trust's relationships with its audiences
- To tell the ongoing story of how industrial development changes peoples' lives
- To develop and manage the collections, machinery and historic buildings 
- To offer visitors an enjoyable experience by stimulating and engaging their imagination 
- To increase people's enjoyment of their visit by providing a wide range of facilities and by positive customer care 
- To attain the highest possible recognised quality standards in all areas of operation and delivery 

Click here for the Story of Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust   


Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Adults £4 | Conc £3 | Kids FREE Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm | Sun 11am-4.45pm        

Shepherd Wheel Workshop

FREE | Open Weekends & Bank Holiday Mondays       10am - 4pm

Kelham Island Museum

Adults £5 | Conc £4 | Kids FREE Open Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm | Sun 11am-4.45pm (Closed Fri / Sat)  

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