Stone Garden

The Stone Garden has a display of interesting stonework from the entrances of Sheffield companies. From the Sheffield coat of arms to the’ hanging sheep’, every stone has a story to tell about the city’s trades and industrial past. The Stone Garden can be viewed from inside the Crucible Shop and at some of SIMT's larger events including 1940s Wartime Weekend, Down by the Riverside and the Victorian Christmas Market.

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Exhibitions and events

Millowners Arms

Permanent exhibition

This new gallery complete with a traditional bar celebrates Sheffield’s Brewing heritage, from being the biggest brewing city in the England to its numerous microbreweries of today. Suitable for...

The Hawley Gallery

Permanent exhibition

The Hawley Gallery opened in 2010 as the first permanent display space for the Hawley Collection. This world-renowned tool collection has been amassed since the mid 1950s by former tool retailer and...

Transport Galleries

Permanent exhibition

Showcasing some of the finest Sheffield-made vehicles of the 1920s, The Charlesworth Transport Gallery explores the story of transport in Sheffield and its essential part of our industrial...

Enid Hattersley Gallery

Permanent exhibition

The Enid Hattersley Gallery houses a selection of Kelham Island's permanent collection. The gallery is also home to the 12,000hp River Don Engine, which you can see in steam at selected times. Other...

Outdoor Collection

Permanent exhibition

The Gannister Mill and Bessemer Converter. The Gannister Mill was used to grind ganister rock, a type of sandstone, into a paste which was used to seal joints inside furnaces. The Bessemer...

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