Located in one of the city's oldest industrial districts, Kelham Island Museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old
Kelham Island Museum
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Following the latest official government advice, we regret to announce that all Sheffield Industrial Museum Trust sites are now closed to the public and school groups.
Kelham Island Museum, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and Shepherd Wheel Workshop will remain closed until further notice and will reopen as soon as possible, following government recommendations.
We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated of any changes through our website and social media channels.
If you have any queries, please contact email@example.com
Thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Located in one of the city’s oldest industrial districts, the museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old.
Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield’s industrial story.
Our interactive galleries tell the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production and what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution.
Follow the growth of the steel city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the city of today and the world!
See the mighty River Don Engine in steam!
Mon - Thurs 1pm and Sun 1pm & 3pm.
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One of the few remaining Bessemer Converters in the world!
See the mighty 12,000hp River Don Engine in steam!
The finest Sheffield, Made vehicles including the iconic Sheffield Simplex car
See our engineers working on conservation projects
See the Changing Face of Work in Sheffield in one of the last remaining Crucible Works in Sheffield
The Millowners Arms Brewing Gallery
Kids will love our Melting Shop Play Area