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City Museum

Weston Park, Sheffield S10 2TZ, England
44-114-278-2600
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Ranked #40 of 83 Attractions in Sheffield
Type: History Museums, Museums
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English first
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We always enjoy the Sheffield's best Museum, there is so much information about our lives and the way we have developed. There is always some interesting activities going on there. We saw a brilliant Magician there when the Magic exhibition was on, and lots fascinating things about the art of illusion.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We went to Sheffield to see some of the culture and history and we weren't disappointed we will visit this again.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
53 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Had a flying visit here (30 mins). Enjoyed the Japanese pottery exhibition and the museum had a really happy, hands on feel to it. Lots of buttons to press and a really interactive place for kids of all ages. Nice to learn a bit about Sheffield, its history and its people. Beautiful building set in the park which was a... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

The museum is free and whilst displays remain largely the same the kids always enjoy a visit. The exhibition displays are always really interesting with displays for both kids and adults. There seem to be a number of new displays added recently which obviously adds to the interest. Indoor picnic area always great for wet days and park setting nice... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Really quite small but not a bad thing for small children. Entrance free. Can be very busy. Some areas a little dark. Lots of local history and quite interactive in a dressing up way (Victorian maids costumes, magic outfits for the magic exhibition etc). 'Picnic' area upstairs could do with better ventilation. Cafe nice, ladies work VERY hard when busy.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I have been to this museum twice and since the refurb it looks great, same exhibitions but a bit more up to date. Great for families, though I think they could do with more exhibitions and a more regular update with fresh galleries that change each year.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
45 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

Not a bad place to visit if you have couple of hours spare, shows a bit of Sheffield's history but found Kelham Island much more interesting. Set in nice grounds though.

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Tabua, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I used to wag school in this place, hiding form the wagger bobby amongst the stuffed polar bear and the wooly mammoth. Now many years later after a total refurbishment the place still packs a punch for entertainment, history and a great coffee shop to boot.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Sadly this museum has turned in to a glorified amusement arcade with far too many exhibits having buttons to press. For a city of the size of Sheffield and with such a rich heritage heritage this museum has missed an opportunity to educate and inspire in the way a good museum should, and the old museum did before the refit.... More

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Long Crendon, Bucks, UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

The city's pride shows through. Imaginatively and professionally arranged

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