Sheffield Museums from Home: Museum Stories

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Discover some of the amazing stories and extraordinary lives celebrated in Sheffield’s museum collections and find out more about the work that goes on behind the scenes at your museums.

Celebrating LGBT+ experiences in Sheffield

An important part of what museums do is work with our communities to tell stories together. Weston Park Museum's Proud! displays were created in partnership with our co-curators from Sheffield's LGBT+ communities and chronicle LGBT+ life in the city. Find out more here:

Fluorescent Minerals

These minerals and fossils from Sheffield’s Geology collection look very different under UV light – they glow. Find out why and see the results in our short film.

Park Hill Reimagined

A look at the new beginnings of one the most talked about buildings in Sheffield, Park Hill. This film, created in partnership with the University of Sheffield, features contributions from former Housing Committee Chairman, Roy Hattersley, Tom Bloxham, Chairman and Co-Founder of developers Urban Splash, and residents of the newly developed homes.

Lloyd Stewart 'Lloydie' – Sheffield Bodybuilding Legend

Lloyd “Lloydie” Stewart has been an inspirational member of the city’s boxing, bodybuilding and gym community since the 1960s. Here’s his story:

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Sheffield's museum collections span a remarkable array of art, archaeology, human history and natural science. Find out more about some of those collections and our continuing work to care for, develop and celebrate them.

Spotlight: The Camel and the Manatee 

In this Spotlight film we look at the camel and the manatee specimens in our care, how we are delving into their histories, and what we are doing to conserve them for generations to come.