SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
With four different galleries under one roof, the Millennium Gallery has something for everyone. Enjoy new exhibitions drawn from Sheffield’s collections and those of Britain’s national galleries and museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Gallery. See the best of contemporary craft and design in a range of exhibitions by established and up-and-coming makers. Be dazzled by Sheffield’s magnificent and internationally important collection of decorative and domestic metalwork and silverware. Discover the Ruskin Collection, with its wonderful array of treasures by Victorian artist and writer John Ruskin.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Hearing loop
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun & BHs 11-4. Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan
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About the area
Discover South Yorkshire
Traditionally a steel and coal producing centre, the decline of both industries in South Yorkshire has been replaced to some extent by tourism based around the area’s beautiful Pennine countryside. The county claims part of the Peak District National Park, whose hills and dales provide welcome space for the large urban populations.
South Yorkshire is made up of four districts: City of Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham. Barnsley is the county’s administrative centre, located on one of Britain’s richest coalfields. The town has an entry in the Domesday Book and was built on land belonging to the priories of Pontefract and Monk Bretton. Doncaster, originally a Roman station, is set on the River Don. It is known particularly for its racecourse, best known for the St Leger in September. In 1875, Charles Dickens watched it from the 18th century Italianate grandstand at the Town Moor racecourse. The Lincolnshire Handicap is held in March. The town also boasts fine Georgian architecture and Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.
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