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“A nice afternoon outing”

Kelham Island Museum
Ranked #9 of 165 things to do in Sheffield
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sheffield
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A nice afternoon outing”
Reviewed 8 March 2014

we visited with an 8 year old and a one year old, the children loved it, we got an activity sheet that was free and we had little activities to do on the way round, there is a little indoor play area that the kids loved, I was disappointed with the availability of food, there is a coffee shop outside but it was very limited and very expensive we ended up walking about 5 minutes to the Tesco on the end of the road to buy some drink and food but had to sit in the cold to eat it as there is nowhere provided to eat your own food

Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Well worth the visit ”
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

What a lovely place. Value for money. The cafe and its staff miss worth a stop or two again totally worth visiting. Not forgetting to be there to see the largest steam engine in actiin

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“A - must go museum”
Reviewed 1 March 2014

This museum reflects what made Sheffield - the city of steel! Great day out for the family. It's got a little cafe and a small play area. I think this place could do with a bit of a cash injection, to make it Excellent!

Visited April 2013
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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“Really interesting for all ages”
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

We visited on a cold sunday with no real idea what the museum was like. Its small but easily passes a few very interesting hours. My little boy was amazed at the size of some of tge old foundry equipment and couldn't believe people used to work in a bonfire every day. The large stesm powered engine is incredibly noisy and shakes the floor. Its so odd to see things you remember really well now in a museum. The video films make it very easy to explain what things were used for and how they played thier part. Not expensive at all . £10 for 2 adults and a child. Well worth a visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Family trip”
Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

Both me and my husband are from steel backgrounds and work in the industry. Took our 2 children today who are 10 and 11 just for something to do.

It took us well over 2 hours to look round and that was without being in one place for too long.

It cost just 10 pound for the 4 of us and we really enjoyed it. A very interesting place to visit.

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