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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Great visit!

old days revive when you walk through the old premises of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The tools... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Don't miss the chance to visit this time capsule

If you enjoy finding out about the history of an area then this attraction is up there with the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
steven b
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Visitors discover the method of producing steel and how workers and their families lived their lives in Abbeydale, a small village that has been involved in metal-working for centuries.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

old days revive when you walk through the old premises of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The tools, machinery and buildings appael to your imagination. David and Judy, two volunteers at the site were very friendly and helpful. Nice cappucino too!

Thank HansKempen
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you enjoy finding out about the history of an area then this attraction is up there with the best . Make sure you tag on to one of the guided tours by the knowledgeable local guides.

Thank steven b
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited Abbeydale in August, after seeing the site appear on many documentaries. First impression was it was very small. bought our tickets at £4 each which at first thought was not bad value but after going around the site turned out to be not worth...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We recently visited Abbeydale after about 30yrs. Very impressed with the changes made since our last visit. A wonderfully evocative place, full of the history of what made Sheffield great. Just wandered around, poking about i the workhouses and houses. The exhibition and timeline of...More

Thank marilynstanley42
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Found this place on an internet site, and was impressed, so I decided it must warrant a visit. Went yesterday 18, August 16, what a day.Had a quick coffee and a bun as I paid my reasonable entrance fee, then off I want with my...More

Thank knottih
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Small place but rich in history. Fantastic to see all the steel workings and learn about how it's all made. Great for the family for a morning or afternoon.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Part of the heritage of Sheffield, the museum is a combination of restored dwellings - the difference in a workers cottage and the manager's house was revealing, and the workshops. Scythes and other tools were made there from the 1800's and the production of the...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Went on a rather hot Sunday. Lived in Sheffield 20 years and never been because of opening hours. The exhibits are good. Could do with some volunteers who can guide you a bit,although the information film and boards are good. Also on weekends they need...More

Thank Caroline W
Sheffield Indus... S, Manager at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Thank you for your review. i am delighted that you have now visited the Hamlet. We have over the last two or three years built up various teams of volunteers (some help with garden, some with the production of haberdashery and some who operate as...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here in search of elephants but had a wonder round, staff very helpful and informative, the cafe has a selection of cakes and food with refreshments also.

Thank Anne-Marie H
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We took our 9 yr old granddaughter, she is really interested in history so she found it interesting. There is plenty to see and kids can borrow an iPad to help with the info. There are plenty of volunteers on hand to answer questions. The...More

Thank Maureen O
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Ghada H
ticket for hm plz
26 March 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
sorry been on hols,admission for adults is £4 concessions is £3 children(16 and under)with an adult are free. have a good time
harry s
Is there somwhere to eat you own picnic?
31 August 2016|
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Response from murdoch62 | Reviewed this property |
harry sorry not replied sooner not been on line, yea a few places to eat your own picnic
Is soup available at the café?
13 June 2015|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The kitchen area at Abbeydale is very small and this prohibits us from providing soup, sorry.