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If you have an interest in local history or the industrial revolution then you will love this... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Chadboffin
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Loved the 2 Florence Nightingales

I was a parent helping on the Dore Primary School trip. To say Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is only... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Andrea W
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Visitors discover the method of producing steel and how workers and their families lived their lives in Abbeydale, a small village that has been involved in metal-working for centuries.
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you have an interest in local history or the industrial revolution then you will love this place. Its very differant to other industrial museums, Kelham Island for example, there are no glass cases or displays. You wander around the site and from room to...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was a parent helping on the Dore Primary School trip. To say Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is only down the road from where we live I’d not realised what a lovely place it is. The 2 Florence Nightingales who did the educational trip were brilliant,...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A brilliant location for school trips and a real interesting look into the lives of Victorian people and some valuable local history! Can highly recommend! Staff are fantastic and really bring it to life!

Thank CEDerbyshire
Reviewed 12 September 2016

old days revive when you walk through the old premises of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The tools, machinery and buildings appael to your imagination. David and Judy, two volunteers at the site were very friendly and helpful. Nice cappucino too!

Thank HansKempen
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you enjoy finding out about the history of an area then this attraction is up there with the best . Make sure you tag on to one of the guided tours by the knowledgeable local guides.

Thank steven b
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited Abbeydale in August, after seeing the site appear on many documentaries. First impression was it was very small. bought our tickets at £4 each which at first thought was not bad value but after going around the site turned out to be not worth...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We recently visited Abbeydale after about 30yrs. Very impressed with the changes made since our last visit. A wonderfully evocative place, full of the history of what made Sheffield great. Just wandered around, poking about i the workhouses and houses. The exhibition and timeline of...More

Thank marilynstanley42
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Found this place on an internet site, and was impressed, so I decided it must warrant a visit. Went yesterday 18, August 16, what a day.Had a quick coffee and a bun as I paid my reasonable entrance fee, then off I want with my...More

Thank knottih
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Small place but rich in history. Fantastic to see all the steel workings and learn about how it's all made. Great for the family for a morning or afternoon.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Part of the heritage of Sheffield, the museum is a combination of restored dwellings - the difference in a workers cottage and the manager's house was revealing, and the workshops. Scythes and other tools were made there from the 1800's and the production of the...More

Thank Catherine M
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sorry been on hols,admission for adults is £4 concessions is £3 children(16 and under)with an adult are free. have a good time
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harry sorry not replied sooner not been on line, yea a few places to eat your own picnic
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