Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Front entrance to Weston Park museum, Sheffield
Address:
Western Bank
Sheffield S10 2TP

Opening Times:

Open everyday Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 11am-5pm

Admission free; except for some special events

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Description:

Explore the the history of Sheffield and its natural history. Discover life in the Arctic, gaze at our collection of treasures and take a fresh look at art. The city's amazing collections of beautiful, varied and unusual treasures are brought to life by fascinating histories, incredible facts and hands-on interactives.


Children and adults will love the animated displays, specially designed to delight even our littlest explorers. From Egyptian Mummies, to a traditional butcher's shop. From Snowy the polar bear, to living ants and bees. Fun-filled, creative activities are available daily for school groups during term time and for families during school holidays. The bright café serves fresh and tasty refreshments throughout the day. All this, combined with regularly changing exhibitions and displays, means there are plenty of reasons to return time after time.


Located in Weston Park, close to the University of Sheffield and opposite Sheffield Children's Hospital, the museum is just one mile from Sheffield city centre.

Contact Details:
Main enquiries: 0114 278 2600
Education Bookings: 0114 278 2655


Learning Programmes:
Investigating local history.
Discovering more about Sheffield, its people and industry.
Exploration of Sheffield's changing wildlife, weather and landscape in the nature lab.
Understand artists' use of colour, symbols and meaning.
Get close up to ancient treasures including a real Eygptian mummy.
Find out how and why the the animals and people inhabiting the Arctic have adopted to their freezing homeland.


Specialisms:
Science, history, literacy, art, citizenship


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