Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield

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  • A very nice museum, low key atmosphere but all the better for it. Unfussy displays and plenty of things just to simply stand and watch. The warmth and smells coming from the River Don Engine build as ...  more »
  • We had seen the River Don engine on various TV programmes and wanted to see it 'In the flesh'. Although the entrance is signposted it was not particularly clear and ended up at the end of the road and...  more »
  • An amazing place for young and old tells the story of Sheffield's working people with lots to see and get involved in this is free in Sheffield school holidays The highlight is when they set the "Big ...  more »
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  • Massive steam engine and gas turbine were pretty cool. Would recommend waiting around for a steam engine demonstration. Lots of interesting info about Sheffield's industrial roots. Could maybe do with a few more interactive exhibits. More info about how things worked or key advances in technology that made Sheffield an important city for industry would also be good.
  • Absolutely fantastic. An engineers paradise. Free parking. A couple of good pubs very close for your lunch. The cafe on sight is a bit too expensive for what you get. The 2 pubs provide much better value for money. Do enjoy.
  • Amazing!! Go!! It’s entirely run by volunteers, and is a great archive of Sheffield’s industrial and transport history. It’s such a good day out! And try and watch the steam engine when they run it!
  • Brilliant museum about Sheffields history, well worth a visit to see the mighty River Don engine! Also great venue for Christmas market and Steel City beer festival!
  • Amazing museum dedicated to Sheffield's Steel making heritige. Good for events and for entertaining children of all ages. Close to some great pubs and a good coffee shop nearby to boot.

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