Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield

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  • This has been on our bucket list for some time. Really fantastic place if you're into industrial history. Some mind blowing exhibits like a pen knife with over 1800 blades and the River Don steam engi...  more »
  • Very interesting museum about the Sheffield steel industry. Check out the times for the firing up of the 1200 hp steam engine. Get hold of a volunteer guide, they have worked in the industry and are v...  more »
  • My husband, son and myself were impressed by the whole museum and exhibits. The Don Machine was amazing. Places like these make us aware of the awful conditions that people worked in not so long ago.T...  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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