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Fun for families at Sheffield Industrial Museums

Find out what's new in 2014... KIDS GO FREE!*

The Melting Shop Childrens Play Area

The Melting Shop Children's Play Area is open!

Kids will love being rolled, melted, poured and hammered in our soft play area  find out more. Height restrictions apply.

Easter School Holidays

Kelham Island Museum Wheels Trail

Follow the Wheels Trail at Kelham Island Museum as part of the Yorkshire Festival 2014 | Sun 13 April - Sun 6 July

Yorkshire Festival 2014

 

Easter Fun at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Join ourcrafty Easter Egg Trail at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet | Sun 20 April

 

February Half Term Museum Activties

Soapbox Science this half term and Science Sundays 16 & 23 March 

National Science & Engineering Week

 

October Half Term Museum Activities

Ink Blots and Ironie | Family Workshops 

Every Picture Tells a Story - How to create a graphic novel

The Story of Ironie by Harry Brearley

Ironie Trails | August

Discover more about metal with our Free Fun trails with Ironie and friends! Find out more ...

The Story of Ironie & Dragon & Egg - Family Puppet Shows | August

Summer Holiday performances every Tuesday of the popular interactive family show at Kelham Island Museum! Find out more...

Summer Festival Craft Days - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet | August

Every Wednesday see skilled artisans demonstrating a range of traditional crafts and have a go working with different materials and techniques. Find out more...

 

Previous events

Sheffield Children's Festival | Sun 23 June 

Live Life at Abbeydale with our family living history tours! Part of Sheffield Children's Festival. Find out more...

Live Life at Abbeydale Family Tours Sheffield Children's Festival

Sheffield Children's Festival

The Story of Ironie by Harry Brearley - A Puppet Show | Sun 16 June

An exciting interactive family experience surrounding the Story of Ironie - written by the discoverer of Stainless Steel. Part of Sheffield Children's Festival. Find out more...

The Story of Ironie by Harry Brearley

Spring Bank Holiday Fun | Sun 26 - Thurs 30 May

Get outdoors at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet as part of Sheffield Environment Weeks. Find out more...

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Festival Forge In | 11 & 12 May

Join the British Artist Blacksmiths to forge hot metal! Traditional crafts and skills display and living history tours and activities find out more...

Museums at Night | Thurs 16 May

Songs & Steel - 6-8pm FREE - book you place!

Join us for Museums at Night 2013 and help us celebrate Sheffield as a city of steel and song. Find out more...

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet re-opens Easter Sunday

Sunday 31 March | 11am - 4.45pm | FREE admission

Abbeydale Awakes - enjoy Mr Tyzack tours of the hamlet or youngsters can enjoy our mini Easter Egg trail.

Easter at Kelham Island Museum

You can also take part in an Easter Treasure Hunt at Kelham Island Museum to find the Easter chicks hidden around the museum galleries. The Melting Shop Children's Play Area will also be open. Normal admission applies.

Science Sundays at Kelham Island Museum

 

Sunday 24 March | 12.30pm & 2.30pm* | Normal admission applies

The Story of Ironie by Harry Brearley - an interactive puppet show for all the family!

*Places are limited, please book your place at our admissions desk or call 0114 272 21060114 272 2106

Please check our admission and opening times before you visit

 

100 Years of Stainless Steel LogoNational Science and Engineering Week

 

Events Programme 2013

Kelham Island Museum

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Shepherd Wheel


2012 events

October Half Term Activities - Poetry Workshop  - Mon 28 - Wed 31 Oct - Kelham Island Museum

20th Victorian Christmas Market - Sat 1 & Sun 2 Dec - Kelham Island Museum

Victorian Christmas Market Kelham Island Museum 2012

Down by the Riverside - Sat 22 & Sun 23 Sept - Kelham Island Museum

Steam Gathering Season Finale - Sat 6 & Sun 7 Oct - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

20th Victorian Christmas Market - Sat 1 & Sun 2 Dec - Kelham Island Museum

Work Hard Play Hard Exhibition and Holiday Activities - July / August - Kelham Island Museum

Summer Festival - Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 August - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Traditional Crafts & Skills Day & Living History Tours - Sunday 15 July - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Action Painting - Sun 8 July - Kelham Island Museum

Sheffield Children's Festival

Sheffield Children's Festival

Spring Bank / Diamond Jubilee Fun

Science Sundays | National Science & Engineering Week 11 & 18 March

Our World in Motion | Feb Half Term Activities

A Cut Above the Rest Exhibition & Quiz | Hawley Gallery





















PLAN YOUR VISIT

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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