Kelham Island Museum is a museum located in the city of Sheffield, England. The museum opened in 1982, it houses exhibitions on science and the industry of Sheffield. Some of the more notable pieces from its collection that is on display are the iconic Bessemer Converter and Europe’s largest working steam engine. The museum is the place to learn about the impact the industry of Sheffield has had on the world.
The museum is situated on the man-made Kelham Island in the north of the city centre. If travelling by car, there is onsite parking available to visitors. The museum is a short walk away from ‘Shalesmoor’ tram stop which is accessed by the Blue and Yellow lines. The 35, 57, 81 and 86 buses stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open five days of the week. Monday to Thursday 10 am- 4 pm and Sunday 11am-4.45pm.