The city's amazing collections of beautiful, varied & unusual treasures are brought to life through fascinating histories, incredible facts and hands-on interactives. If visiting with children, simply wind up & release, but there is plenty of treasure here for adults too. Discover the real story of Sheffield, from its geological roots to the people, politics and music that shaped the modern city.
Open all the time
Except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Open Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm; Saturay and Sunday 11am - 4pm
Open 11am - 4pm everyday during school and bank holidays.
|Sat 23 Sep - Fri 23 Mar||Sheffield Life & Times: Coming Home|
|Sat 5 Aug - Sun 7 Jan||Small Stories: At Home in a Dolls' House|
|Fri 15 Dec||Fridays Under 5s - Get Stuck In!|
|Fri 15 Dec||Fridays Under 5s - Storytime|
|Fri 22 Dec||Fridays Under 5s - Get Stuck In!|
|Fri 22 Dec||Fridays Under 5s - Storytime|
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Take the A57 following signs for the Museum and Sheffield University. Please note that road side parking is very limited in the surrounding area. At weekends, the Sheffield University car parks at Durham Road and the Arts Tower are free of charge.
By Public Transport:
Take the tram to the University. Walk up Western Bank to the park and Museum on the right.
Park and Ride tram facilities are available at Middlewood, Meadowhall and Nunnery Square.
: 2 miles from Sheffield station