A little boy with cardboard shield and sword.

Jester's Yard

Now FREE!

For our younger visitors we have Jester’s Yard, a special play area dedicated to your mini Knights and Princesses, where they can dress up and explore our play castle.

There’s also a soft play area just for babies and toddlers.

Price: FREE

Suitable for ages: 0-10

Opening times vary – please contact the museum for more information

three children dressed up in costumes

Did you know?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.