Plan Your Visit

Kelham Island Museum

Alma Street

Sheffield

S3 8RY

 

0114 272 2106

ask@simt.co.uk  www.simt.co.uk

Opening Times

Kelham Island Museum is open all year round. 

Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm

Sunday 11am-4.45pm
(closed Fri & Sat)

November & December opening: 

We are closed to the public 24-28 November and 1-2 December 2014 for Christmas Market set up and down. 

Christmas and New Year Opening Times: 

We are closed 25–28 December 2014 and 1–3 January 2015

Admission

Adults £5 | Concessions £4 | Accompanied Children (U16) FREE

Free admission for accompanying carers.

Gift Aid Admission: Adult £5.50 | Concessions£4.40
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 note that dogs are not allowed inside or outside at the Museum (except guidedogs)

Little Mesters Café 

The Little Mesters Bistro & Café offers an exciting fresh menu serving everything from freshly brewed coffee and cakes to fabulous homemade burgers and traditional Sunday lunches.

Bistro nights bring fine dining to Kelham Island with an ever changing seasonal menu and the ambient location gives the perfect setting for your private event, whether it be a children's party, wedding or business meeting. 

www.littlemesterssheffield.com

Museum Shop 

Our museum shop sells a variety of Sheffield, Made gifts from pewter-ware and handcrafted tools and knives to local history books, toys and jewellery.

Access

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

See our Access Statement and find out more about accessibility at Kelham Island Museum

  • Free parking and access to Little Mesters Café and Museum Shop. 
  • Fully Accessible. Assistance Dogs only. Free admission for accompanying carers. 

Travel

Bus: To travel by bus visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/timetables/ or for a journey planner http://tsy.yorkshiretravel.net/welcome.do

Bus links to Kelham Island are:

15, 53, 37 – Closest bus stop – Mowbray Street

81/82, 79/79a, 84, 85/85a, 17A, 35, 36, 37, 57 SL, 38 – Gibraltar Street 

53 (Ecclesfield) - Nearest Bus stops are on Mowbray Street

11/12, 14, 17, 57/57A, 58, 66, 77, 78 Nearest Bus stops are on Gibraltar Street.

Rail: The nearest station is Sheffield. We are a 25 minute walk to Kelham Island or a short tram ride. 

Walking Directions from station

Tram:  We are just a short walk from Shalesmoor Tramstop (see video) or a ten minute walk from Cathedral visit www.supertram.com  for timetables and prices

Car:  Kelham island Museum is located on the edge of the city centre on Alma Street, off Corporation Street (A61). 

Driving Directions from M1 North

Driving directtions from M1 South

Free on site Car Parking (50 spaces) and Accessible Parking. Overflow car park located off Alma Street adjacent to Fat Cat pub and Kelham Island Brewery. 

Notifications 

Please enquire before your visit for River Don Engine running status and when to see the Little Mesters at work. 

River Don Engine 

See the River Don Engine in steam 

Mon - Thurs 12pm & 2pm 

Sun 12pm, 2pm & 4pm

Please note the River Don Engine will not be running on the following days in 2014 due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

22 August
25 September
16 October
20 November
18 December

Due to aging equipment and limited resources we regret we cannot always guarantee the daily running of the engine as advertised above and ask visitors travelling specifically to see the engine in steam to contact the museum before their visit for the most recent information on the engines current status.

Contact us

Get in touch with us using the form below or email ask@simt.co.uk
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