The largest museum in Sheffield, England, is the Weston Park Museum. The museum was established in 1875 in Weston House. The museums building was heavily damaged during the Second World War but it was restored and has been improved many times since, most recently in 2003-2006. The museum’s main focus is Sheffield with exhibits exploring its geological roots, politics and the music that shaped the modern city.
The museum is situated a mile west of Sheffield city centre in Weston Park. It is a 5-minute walk away from the closest tram stop ‘University of Sheffield’ which is accessed by the Blue and Yellow lines. The 51, 52, 273, 274 and 275 buses all stop close by.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open seven days a week, 10am-4pm except for Saturdays when it closes later at 5 pm and Sundays when it opens later at 11 am. Entry is free.