Plan Your Visit

We are delighted to announce that Kelham Island Museum will be re-opening for visitors from Monday 10th August. We have missed you!

We have introduced new measures to help the museum remain a COVID secure space. The health, safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is our greatest priority so whist things will be a little different, we are excited to be able to welcome you back. 

Please see HERE for further details of what you can expect from your visit to Kelham Island Museum.

Our new opening times and reduced admission prices:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11am – 3pm

Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Adults: £5.00

Children (under 16 years): FREE

Visitors can now book advance tickets online for August and September:



Kelham Island Museum
Alma Street
S3 8RY

0114 272 2106 |

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.



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

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




Free visitor parking is located on the main museum site (50 spaces) and our overflow car park located adjacent to Kelham Island Brewery and the Fat Cat pub on Alma Street.

 Sheffield City Council Car Parks or Sheffield Car Parks 

 Please check access to car parking on major event days.


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

Bus links to Kelham Island are:

7, 8, 83, 83a, 95, 95a  – Closest bus stop is Mowbray Street

57, 81, 82, 86 – Closest bus stop is 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

To travel by train visit National Rail EnquiriesNorthern Rail or Trainline

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

Walking Directions from Shalesmoor Tramstop:
Crossover Penistone Road dual carriageway and turn right.  Turn left and walk down Cornish Street.  Turn right at the bottom onto Green Lane and walk for around 5 minutes, passing The Milestone Pub on your left and The Grind Cafe on your right.  Turn left just after The Fat Cat pub onto Kelham Island.  Follow the road round to the left passing The Chimney House and you will arrive at Kelham Island Museum.

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


Left Luggage:

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


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