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Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island | Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
+44 114 272 2106
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Lovely Museum

Visited here with a group of friends on a Sunday to see the steam engine operating. It was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MajorQ
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
First rate museum

Well worth a visit for the huge steam engine alone.Loads to see and very well presented.Only six... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Timothy P
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“steam engine” (113 reviews)
“steel industry” (37 reviews)
“steel making” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island | Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
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+44 114 272 2106
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here with a group of friends on a Sunday to see the steam engine operating. It was very impressive, but the place had lots of other things to see that I had no idea were there. The place isn't very big, but it's packed...More

Thank MajorQ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit for the huge steam engine alone.Loads to see and very well presented.Only six quid entry and free parking makes it a bargain too.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to see the steam engine, the biggest of its kind and the only one left. This runs every couple of hours. We went on a day with a craft fair which added an extra element. Spent a couple of hours here, that's probably...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no doubt that this is a great museum. The social and industrial history here is something we should all be learning more about, especially our children. Do not miss it if you are in Sheffield. So why have I not given it a...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight of a visit to Kelham Island is to see the great River Don Engine in steam. Don't go on a Friday or Saturday as the museum is closed! We spent most of the day exploring the exhibits - there is a cafe on...More

Thank PatronEpsom_Surrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating museum to visit. We visited because of my family's links to steel making and living nearby, but the exhibits were really interesting and very well displayed. Together they gave a real insight into Sheffield's industrial past. While we were there a...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we had limited time to see this before a Conference we only saw a fraction of the items, but were very impressed and would like to go again

Thank Anthony Joyce P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a great day out. It was my Sons Wedding alth I have visited this attraction many a times.Plent to see & a really good xmas fair..

Thank tavish854
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed in the water connection. But the museum was great. Really interesting and good value for money. Doubt kids would get much from it but very educational. If you want to know about Sheffields history or the uk industrial heritage it's a fab place to...More

Thank Elaine V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The interesting museum houses exhibitions on science and the Sheffield industrial industry, including examples of reconstructed little mesters' workshops and England's largest surviving Bessemer converter.

Thank Ultron-8
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Arthur M
11 March 2017|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Hello apologies for the delay in responding. We would recommend for you at least a couple of hours to include the River Don Engine running at 12 & 2pm Monday - Thursday and 12, 2 and 4pm on Sundays. Or spend the day with us... More
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Ian S
16 November 2016|
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Response from Folkiedave | Reviewed this property |
Catch a tram to Shalesmoor. About ten minutes walk from there.
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Caroline W
22 August 2016|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Hello, We're about a 5 minute walk from the Shalesmoor tram stop or about a ten minute walk from the Catherdral stop in the centre of town please see our plan your visit page on our website for more information and a short... More
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