Credit: Ian M Spooner / Sheffield Industrial Museums Trust

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2022 Events at NESM


Sensory play

1 July 2022

29 July 2022

26 August 2002

23 September 2022

21 October 2022

18 November 2022

16 December 2022

Themed hands-on play, stories and songs for under-5s. Pre-booking is required.


Villainous Victorians

26-30 October 2022

Ever wondered what Victorian Sheffield was like? Are you interested in Victorian crime and punishment? Do you love all things horrible history? Step through NESM’s Victorian doors and delve deep into its past with a half-term week of themed activities.

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Reviving the Dead

6 August 2022

29 October 2022

Get up close and personal with real skeletal remains under the guidance of forensic anthropologist, Dr Chris Aris. You will be introduced to how forensic scientists can identify individuals using only the skull and  reconstruct a human face yourself. Pre-booking is required.


A Wartime Christmas

10 and 11 December 2022

Celebrate the festive season with live music and dance, crafts, living history displays, reenactors, fire engine rides and so much more!


Mega Machines

27 July - 26 August 2022

Explore some true Mega Machines and learn how they are used by the emergency services. Visitors will get the opportunity to see exhibits not normally on public display as well as  get up close and personal to some of our normal exhibits.