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What to Do

 Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island Museum Melting Shop Play Area Kelham Island Museum Shop

In the Museum

The exhibition galleries are stacked full of objects and photographs from our collections to examine, watch moving, touch and listen to. We also have trails, colouring sheets and children's books for our younger visitors, as well as puzzles and activities on steelmaking and life at home.

For visitors who wish to learn more about diverse aspects of Sheffield's history, we have two research areas where you can sit and read about Workhouses, Religion, Leisure and histories of some of Sheffield's most famous firms.

The Melting Shop

The Melting Shop is an interactive play zone suitable for children aged between 2 and 9. Children clock in, are processed like steel, melted, rolled and hammered!

The Melting Shop has recently been refurbished is now open during the Sheffield school summer holidays - please watch for updates.

Groups need to book ahead for the Melting Shop - please contact the museum. 

The Museum Gift Shop

The shop sells a wide range of quality gifts Made in Sheffield. 

Please call 0114 2722106 for more information.

Little Mesters Cafe & Bistro

Free access is available to Little Mesters Café & Bistro




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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