Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Sheffield

Kelham Island Museum

Sheffield's prodigious industrial heritage is the subject of this excellent museum, set on a man-made island in the city's oldest industrial district. Exhibits cover all aspects of industry, from steel-making to kni…
Museum in South Yorkshire

Magna

At its peak, the Templeborough steelworks was the world's most productive steel smelter, with six 3000°C, electric-arc furnaces producing 1.8 million tonnes of metal a year. The mile-long works, which once had a 10,…
Gallery in Sheffield

Millennium Gallery

Sheffield's cultural revival is embodied in this collection of four galleries under one roof. Inside, the Ruskin Gallery houses an eclectic collection of paintings, manuscripts and interesting objects established an…
Gardens in Sheffield

Winter Gardens

Pride of place in Sheffield's city centre goes to this wonderfully ambitious public space with a soaring glass roof supported by graceful arches of laminated timber. The 21st-century architecture contrasts sharply w…
Museum in Sheffield

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

In the days before steel mills, metalworking was a cottage industry (just like wool and cotton). For a glimpse of that earlier, more innocent era, you can explore the restored 18th-century forges, workshops and mach…
Gallery in Sheffield

Graves Gallery

This gallery has a neat and accessible display of British and European art from the 16th century to the present day; the big names represented include Turner, Sisley, Cézanne, Gaugin, Miró, Klee, Picasso and Damien …