The Kelham Island Museum is an industrial museum on Alma Street, alongside the River Don, in the centre of Sheffield, England. It was opened in 1982.
This unique heritage venue is the showcase of Sheffield’s industrial story, from early industrialisation to modern times where ‘Made in Sheffield’ remains a mark of quality known worldwide.
At Kelham Island Museum there is parking for up to 40 vehicles on the site and in the Museum car park next to the Fat Cat pub. There are 3 accessible spaces at Kelham Island Museum.
Kelham Island is a 20 minute walk away from the City Centre with rail, bus and supertram public transport routes.
There are 3 marked blue badge wheelchair accessible parking bays at the museum alongside more than 20 other public parking spaces and overflow car park.
The museum is surrounded by traditional cobbled paving, but a firm and level footpath has been installed over the cobbles from the main gate. This path conveniently links the the car park to the main museum building, Brearley Room, Millowners Arms, accessible toilets and Little Mesters Cafe.
There is level or ramped access throughout the museum. Stairs and lifts are provided to all three floors.