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Small but perfectly formed

A great small museum to engage children and adults in science. Great to visit as part of the... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
Nic T
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
An adventure

Wonderful and interesting displays, that Are well thought out. Really enjoyed my visit here. Really... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
gelvisblue
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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Nov 24, 2018
“Small but perfectly formed”
Jun 9, 2018
“An adventure”
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

A great small museum to engage children and adults in science. Great to visit as part of the university’s discovery’s night

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nic T
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Wonderful and interesting displays, that Are well thought out. Really enjoyed my visit here. Really informative.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A hidden gem in the heart of the university. Fasinating specimens and lots to learn about. Shame that it is very limited opening hours, so much more could be made of this place. attended a workshop here and was amazed that I had lived in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

As others have said, I've lived in Sheffield all my life and had no idea that this place existed. What a great little museum. Once you find the entrance, you're met by knowledgeable and friendly student guides and taken up to the museum. They spend...More

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Date of experience: July 2017
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Nicola H, Public Relations Manager at Alfred Denny Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you very much - we're delighted you and your children had a great time at the museum.

Reviewed June 3, 2017

What a fantastic hidden gem.Ive lived in Sheffield all my life,46 years,and have only just discovered this place!! I took my two young children,6 and 9, they loved it.It may only be small,but there's lots to see.It only lasts an hour with a guided part,by...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Nicola H, Public Relations Manager at Alfred Denny Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you for this lovely review, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic mini museum. We booked through the university website mid-week prior to the Saturday tour. All very straight forward. We had a lovely tour guide who showed us round the museum, giving us little bits of information and facts etc. Once the tour had finished...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

I rang the contact number six times and got no where. Visited the building but couldn't get in. Must be exclusive!More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Nicola H, Research Fellow at Alfred Denny Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Dear Kevin, I'm sorry to hear you haven't been able to get in contact. The museum is open on the first Saturday of each month only, and a free tour must be booked in advance via our online booking system: http://www.shef.ac.uk/alfred-denny-museum/book-your-place. Tours run at 10:00,...More

Reviewed March 27, 2016

We went here for an education trip. As a family we were amazed at the specimens on display and that we had never previously heard that the museum exists! The workshops that run from there were excellent and the kids learnt loads!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Only a small place (it's just one room), but it's definitely worth organising a visit. Lots of unusual things to look at while you're there.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is one of the wackiest places I've been in Sheffield. There is a crazy collection of dead preserved creatures and there are halves of animals including an armadillo, if you're lucky you'll hear the story of the man who bred them in his garage....More

Date of experience: December 2015
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I believe it is still free of charge. Hope you have a great time.
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