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We can't wait to welcome you. Here you'll find information on how to get here and our onsite facilities.


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Opening Times

Open Tue–Sat 11am–4pm

Closed Sun–Mon and Bank Holidays

***The library lift to the Graves Gallery is currently available in limited capacity due to technical issues. Step free access is available through the Arundel Gate entrance***

Graves Gallery

(Above the Central Library)

Surrey Street


S1 1XZ

Information for your visit

The Graves Gallery is situated above the Central Library in the centre of Sheffield, close to the Millennium Gallery and the Crucible and Lyceum Theatres.

Plan your journey to Graves Gallery using the Traveline website. 

By foot
The gallery is 10-minute walk from the train station. Leave the station and walk up the hill by Sheffield Hallam University. Cross Arundel Gate and go up the pedestrian walkway to Surrey Street.

By road
From the M1 exit at junction 33 and follow signs to the city centre.

Sheffield Clean Air Zone
A Clean Air Zone is now in effect in Sheffield affecting the most polluting heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), light goods vehicles (LGVs), vans, buses, coaches and taxi’s that drive within the inner ring road and city centre. Find out more at

Arundel Gate Bus Gate
A bus gate is in effect on Arundel Gate restricting northbound traffic – find out more at

By bike
There is bike parking available next to the entrance to the Children's Library on Surrey Street. Please be aware that bikes are not permitted in the gallery.

The nearest Britannia car park opposite the Crucible Theatre and is reached from Arundel Gate.

Visitors using the Q Park car park on Charles Street are able to claim 30% off the price of their pre-booked parking thanks to a special deal we have with Q Park - to claim the discount just visit the link above, follow the pre-booking process, select 'I have a promotion code' on the payment screen and enter the code SMCSDR30

The disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders on Surrey Street are currently unavailable due to maintenance work on the Central Library building. You can find the location of other disabled parking spaces in the city centre on the Sheffield City Council website

Women’s toilets are located just outside the entrance to the Gallery, men’s toilets are located just inside. Disabled access toilets are available via the Library.

Unfortunately there are no baby changing facilities at the Graves Gallery.

The Gallery currently has no cloakroom, lockers, or buggy storage.

At the Graves Gallery shop, you’ll find curated product ranges inspired by the displays.

Browse prints, postcards and books relating to the city’s art collection and our current exhibitions, as well as artists materials and gift ideas.

The nearest café is Ambulo, just over the road at the Millennium Gallery.

Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery.

Sheffield Museums provides a welcoming and supportive environment for breastfeeding.

Visit our accessibility page for information on accessible facilities and resources to help you plan your visit. 

We are only able to welcome Assistance Dogs to the Graves Gallery.

We welcome handheld, non-flash photography for personal use whenever we can and ask visitors to respect artists’ copyright.

Photography may be restricted in certain exhibitions at the request of lenders, artists or exhibition partners. There will be signage in the part of the gallery where this applies.

Whether you'd like to do a workshop led by our staff or just bring your class to one of our sites, we’d love to welcome you – find out more about school visits here.

We offer a wide range of guided tours, talks and workshops for group visitors. Whether you're an art society, luncheon club or ESOL class we can arrange a visit to suit your needs and give you a great day out. Find out more about group visits.

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