The Sykes Gallery Metalwork Collection

01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Sheffield Museums’ Metalwork Collection is one of the finest in the world. It contains the cutlery, flatware and tableware that have made Sheffield famous, as well as beautiful objects collected from every continent.

The Collection comprises of some 13,000 items, thought to be the most extensive grouping of Sheffield-made cutlery, flatware (forks and spoons) and holloware (bowls, teapots, containers) in existence. The Collection was awarded Designated Status by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport in 1999 in recognition of its outstanding national and historical significance.

Visit our Metalwork Collection Gallery for a dazzling showcase of around 800 objects and a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and displays.



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Opening Times

Tue–Sat 10am–5pm

Sun 11am–4pm