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Kelham Island Museum : Sheffield

Kelham Island Museum

About Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield's industrial story.

Located in one of the city's oldest industrial districts, the Museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old.

Come inside and explore our new look Museum amidst the sights and sounds of industrial Sheffield. Wander through our inetractive galleries telling the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production.

Learn what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution and follow the growth of the city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the City of today and the world!


By Bus:To travel by bus visit

or for a journey planner

The buses serving Kelham Island are:

53 (Ecclesfield) - Nearest Bus stops are on Mowbray Street

11/12, 14, 17, 57/57A, 58, 66, 77, 78 Nearest Bus stops are on Gibraltar Street.

Services operate every 10 minutes on Mon to Sat daytime.

By Tram: We are just a short walk from Shalesmoor Tramstop or a ten minute walk from Cathedral visit for timetables and prices
Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 11am to 4.45pm
(closed Friday and Saturday)


Adult 4.50, Concessions 3.50, Accompanied Children (U16): FREE

FREE parking and access to our Museum Gift Shop and Furnace Cafe

Full Disabled access* / Guide Dogs only.
River Don Engine

See the River Don Engine in steam every Mon - Thurs 12pm and 2pm and Sun 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.

Please note the River Don Engine will not be running on the following days due to essential maintenance:
19 Jan
19 April
17 May
21 June
19 July
20 Sept
18 Oct
15 Nov

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