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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Visit with 6 children at half term

Today I took 6 children of various ages from 18 months to 9 years old for a visit. It was a first... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
Penny S
Lovely afternoon stepping back in time

Great, friendly well informed staff. Lovely afternoon stepping back in time and looking back into... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Michael S
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Visitors discover the method of producing steel and how workers and their families lived their lives in Abbeydale, a small village that has been involved in metal-working for centuries.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Today I took 6 children of various ages from 18 months to 9 years old for a visit. It was a first visit for all of the children and they really enjoyed it. We had help from 2 volunteers who were very knowledgable and were...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great, friendly well informed staff. Lovely afternoon stepping back in time and looking back into our heritage. Will visit again.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We spent a wonderful couple of hours here soaking up the history. Everything is so well-preserved and explained by self-guided tour that you can really imagine what it was like here in this tiny place that was one of the places at the heart of...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Having been let down by somewhere else that should have been open on at least a day of school hols. but wasn't, we decided to try 'Abbeydale'. Our grand-daughter really enjoyed it - especially having the info. on I-Pad. I should imagine that in better...More

Thank YorkshirePud_7
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Been meaning to visit The Abbeydale for years and finally got round to doing it, we were disappointed we had left it so long. Great to see the workshops and machinery as it was when it was in full production. Great to talk to the...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Very compact original buildings capturing the early production of tool steel and the manufacture of scythes for export across the world - Classic Sheffield industrial heritage showing the leading manufacture of specialist steel product that the city is famed for. Although dogs aren't allowed in...More

Thank Ralph_A_161
Reviewed November 18, 2016

This place gives you a chance to see and experience what life was like for workers at the time of the industrial revolution. The buildings have been left for you to walk around and explore, as they were when production was in full force. An...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed October 30, 2016

The Hamlet is a return to Sheffield's industrial past. On open days they start the water wheels and put on Victorian costumes. There is a cafe but no alcohol due the Quacker connection. If you like steam and smoke you will love this place.

Thank nick w
Reviewed October 26, 2016

If you have an interest in local history or the industrial revolution then you will love this place. Its very differant to other industrial museums, Kelham Island for example, there are no glass cases or displays. You wander around the site and from room to...More

Thank Chadboffin
Reviewed October 22, 2016

I was a parent helping on the Dore Primary School trip. To say Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is only down the road from where we live I’d not realised what a lovely place it is. The 2 Florence Nightingales who did the educational trip were brilliant,...More

Thank Andrea W
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Ghada H
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
sorry been on hols,admission for adults is £4 concessions is £3 children(16 and under)with an adult are free. have a good time
harry s
August 31, 2016|
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Response from murdoch62 | Reviewed this property |
harry sorry not replied sooner not been on line, yea a few places to eat your own picnic
June 13, 2015|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The kitchen area at Abbeydale is very small and this prohibits us from providing soup, sorry.