Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield

Located in one of the city’s oldest industrial districts, the museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old. Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield’s industrial story. The interactive galleries tell the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production and what it was like to live and work in Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution. Follow the growth of the steel city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the city of today and the world! See the mighty River Don Engine in steam. This is a must-see attraction because you will learn many interesting and important things about Sheffield’s history.

Read More