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National Emergency Services Museum

101-109 West Bar | Old Police/Fire Station, Sheffield S3 8PT, England
+44 114 249 1999
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Good family outing

Very interesting collections, specially good for children, very helpful staff, we visited on a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Very good few hours

We visited today in a group of four 3 adults and 1 child who was 4 years old. The cost was... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Daniel B
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The National Emergency Services Museum is located in one of Yorkshires first purpose built combined Police, Fire and Ambulance Stations in the centre of Steel City, Sheffield.Opened in 1983 with just 2 Fire Engines and a few small exhibits and only 2 of the buildings 46 rooms open for the public to view the museum has grown and grown year by year. Now with thousands of exhibits and 26 exhibition areas, around 45 vehicles on display and not forgetting many more exhibits and vehicles currently in storage ready to be displayed we are still developing. The Museum is a Registered Charity and does not receive any major funding. Everything that you see here at the museum has been achieved by donations and your entry fee's.We are always working to update the museum and make the museum more hands-on and interactive for visitors!
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101-109 West Bar | Old Police/Fire Station, Sheffield S3 8PT, England
+44 114 249 1999
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very interesting collections, specially good for children, very helpful staff, we visited on a Sunday so not busy and relaxed. Paid parking near by available.

Thank Mgzafar
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We visited today in a group of four 3 adults and 1 child who was 4 years old. The cost was reasonable and was £29 for all of us. We spent a total of just under 3 hours there with a very excited young child...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A must for all the family Very interesting to see the old and new emergency vehicle's please ensure you have your camera with you its a must Keep a eye out for the sign by the inner gate for the times of the fire engine...More

Thank 3uw
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived and almost left thinking it was for kids, we decided to give it a go and was really glad we did. Spread over three massive floors and with two yard areas there are loads of vehicles and showcase exhibits. Covers all emergency services....More

Thank BonnieBunny
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An interesting museum with plenty of exhibits over a more extensive area than first appears, Plenty of historical interest and information but let down by poor technology as several of the "modern" displays did not work.

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing experience for the young and young at heart ,my grandson went for his 2nd birthday as he loves all the emergency services cars .Ive got to admit he was a little young for a lot of it but it made his...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Everyone must go here! A treasure of a place. Had a great time with family and it was difficult to say who enjoyed themselves the most. Also got to have a ride in a fire engine! Only problem is that there are steps, but so...More

Thank katiephillimore
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our favourite parts of the museum are the police sections including the infamous Sheffield criminal, Charles Peace's cell and exhibits, the services vehicles, basically anything in the downstairs area. Upstairs is also interesting but doesn't have the attraction that the downstairs area's have but are...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 8 September 2016

really enjoyed it here and had a ride with my Granddaughter on a old fire engine. It was very interesting and had Charlie Peace,s original prison cell. Has a little cafe and the staff are all pleasant.

Thank lynnebarn
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great fun! Highly interactive with lots to see and do! Kids get to dress up and board many of the vehicles! We spent a fair few hours here today and really enjoyed it! Parking in the car park opposite is just £1 for all day...More

Thank shortyclairebear
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14 June 2017|
Response from BeachandBeyond | Reviewed this property |
It is not too far to walk, although Sheffield is a bit hilly; it's maybe 30 minutes walk from the train. Go through the city center (Fargate etc) towards the University of Sheffield roughly northwest from the train station... More
1 April 2017|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
The museum does not have a lift due to the age of the building but while they refurbish each area they are doing there best to make it as mobility friendly as possible. They have places seats on each floor so you can have a... More
28 February 2017|
Response from ModestlyAmazing | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've had a look for you. It opens from the 18th of Feb and it's a permanent feature by the sounds of it. And the opening times of the museum are 10am-4pm. Hope this helps! :)