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Kelham Island Museum
Alma Street
(off Corporation Street)
S3 8RY

0114 272 21060114 272 2106


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By Bus:To travel by bus visit www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/timetables/ or for a journey planner http://tsy.yorkshiretravel.net/welcome.do

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 (see video) or a ten minute walk from Cathedral visit www.supertram.com  for timetables and prices


Walking from Sheffield Railway Station

Driving directions from M1 North

Driving directions from M1 South


Opening Times

Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 11am to 4.45pm

Closed Friday and Saturday



Adult £5 | Concessions £4 | Accompanied Children (U16) FREE

FREE parking and access to our Museum Gift Shop and Little Mesters Cafe (see www.littlemesterssheffield.com for opening)

Full Disabled access* / Assistance Dogs only. Free admission for accompanying carers.

Gift Aid Admission: Adult £5.50 | Concessions£4.40
Under this scheme visitors are offered a choice of Standard or Gift Aid admission. Gift Aid admission includes a 10 per cent voluntary donation. Gift Aid admissions enable Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust to reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to Museum funds.The extra £0.50p paid under the scheme can be worth over £1.20 to Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust. Conditions apply.


River Don Engine 

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

Due to aging equipment and limited resources we regret we cannot always guarantee the daily running of the engine as advertised above and ask visitors travelling specifically to see the engine in steam to contact the museum before their visit for the most recent information on the engines current status.

Please note the River Don Engine wil not be running on the following days in 2014 due to essential maintenance.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

16 January
20 February
24 April
28 April - 1 May
15 May
19 June
17 July
22 August
25 September
16 October
20 November
18 December

Notifications and Closures

Please note that Mon 28 April - Thurs 1 May  2014 we will be closing the River Don Engine Room for removal of scaffolding. During this time there will no access to the River Don Engine or Melting Shop Children's Play Area. The Hawley Gallery will be accessible via the StoneGarden. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause to your visit.

Whats On

Download our Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust 2014 Leaflet for visitor information for all our sites and what's on events and activity listings.





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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