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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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i have to kelham island museum lots of times ,and never get tired of going.

this museum has something for everyone,lots of things on display,including a world war 2 grand slam... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alanhowitt
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
A good history of both Sheffield and steel.

Spent a very enjoyable hour or two here which happily coincided with the running of the gigantic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara S
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam engine” (118 reviews)
“steel industry” (36 reviews)
“steel making” (28 reviews)
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Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island | Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8RY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this museum has something for everyone,lots of things on display,including a world war 2 grand slam bomb,vintage cars, the nameplate of "william staniers" "city of sheffield" ti is well worth a visit,and also with christmas nearly here they special events on,and also for children,but check...More

Thank alanhowitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very enjoyable hour or two here which happily coincided with the running of the gigantic steam engine (worth it for the elemental force of it). Very knowledgeable staff too.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kelham Island museum is a brilliant lace for all, possibly one of the best in Sheffield. The history is fascinating and there is plenty to see, it is bigger than I remember from last time too, and the entry charge is average they only charge...More

Thank junade
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The steam engine is fab, you must see it in action. I thought it was a little expensive for what was actually inside the museum. We still enjoyed it though.

Thank Daisy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day at this museum...full of big equipment, steam engines, trucks, old cars etc. We enjoyed seeing the working steam engine. There are lots of rooms showing Sheffield early Victorian life. A great place to take the kids, and for anyone interested...More

Thank eileenb423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check the website for the times when the engine runs - although it's only 2 minutes it's well worth seeing! Lots to see with surprises round every corner. Mike was on hand if you had any questions as was the engineer looking after the big...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After looking for some we’re to go for a family day I saw the review for this museum. It’s a definitely must do if you have young children my 15 month old was loving been able to touch and feel and play and learn ....More

Thank 900main
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank MajorQ
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 18 October 2017 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
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Arthur M
12 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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