Skip to the content

© Andy Brown

Millennium Gallery

The Millennium Gallery brings the best in art and design to Sheffield

The gallery’s changing exhibition programme showcases the best in national and international art and design alongside the region’s remarkable creative talents. You’ll also find collection displays celebrating Sheffield’s metalworking prowess and the remarkable art and artefacts brought to the city by the artist and writer, John Ruskin.


Sheffield’s Metalwork Collection is one of the finest in the world. You’ll see over 800 examples of the cutlery, flatware and tableware that have made the city famous, as well as beautiful objects collected from every continent.

The gallery is also home to the Guild of St George’s unique Ruskin Collection. Spanning art, illustrated manuscripts and minerals, the collection was established in the 1800s to inspire the people of Sheffield. Today, it’s showcased through regularly changing displays celebrating the contemporary relevance of Ruskin’s visionary ideas.

During your visit, you can enjoy great coffee and some truly fantastic grilled cheese sandwiches in our café, Ambulo. 

And we'll let you into a little secret – the Millennium Gallery has some of the best shopping in Sheffield. If it's a gift you're after, the Gallery shop has just what you need, from must-have homeware and hand-crafted jewellery to books, cards and stationery. 


Free Entry | Please Donate

Opening Times

Tue–Sat 10am–5pm

Sun 11am–4pm

Millennium Gallery

Arundel Gate


S1 2PP

Show Your Metal

13 Jun – 29 Sep 2024  |  Millennium Gallery

A new exhibition celebrating the marvel of metal in all its forms.

Free Exhibition  |  Please Donate


Find out more
A sculptural, silver coloured metal form reminiscent of a flame, a wave or an exotic plant. It is shown against a monochrome background with high contrast lighting.

Ruskin Collection: Hand, Head and Heart

9 Dec 2023 – 1 Dec 2024  |  Millennium Gallery

John Ruskin believed in the positive power of making by hand. This new collection redisplay looks at how the act of handmaking improves people’s lives today.

Free Display  |  Please Donate


Find out more
A modern gallery space with a curved ceiling> on the right hand wall are two embroidered patchwork quilts. On the left hand way are a series of works on paper and plaster reliefs. In the foreground are a series of display cases and a modern light wood bench.

All Exhibitions & Displays

View all

Events at the Millennium Gallery

View all



Plan your visit

Find out everything you need to plan your visit, from getting here to onsite facilities

Find out more



  • Old Sheffield Plate Soup Tureen, 1790-1810. Photo © Sheffield Museums.
  • Two adults are looking at a glass cabinet in the gallery, one of the adults is pointing. There is a dark blue gallery sign behind them. © Andy Brown
  • The Yellow Hammer, Or Yellow Bunting Lithograph, 1832-1837, by John & Elizabeth Gould © the Guild of St George / Sheffield Museums.
  • © Andy Brown
  • J.W.Bunney, Façade Of San Marco, Venice, 1877-82 © the Guild Of St George / Sheffield Museums
  • © Andy Brown
  • © Andy Brown

See more next door at the Graves Gallery

Find more exhibitions and display just over the road at the Graves Gallery, home to the city's visual art collection. Open Tue - Sat, free entry.

Find out more 

Support Us

Sheffield Museums is a charity. Your support helps keep your museums open and free for everyone to enjoy.

Read more

Hire the Millennium Gallery

From beautiful wedding receptions to business dinners guaranteed to wow your guests, host your event in one of Sheffield's landmark buildings.

Find out more
Two adults in wedding outfits sitting at a table in front of a group of formally dressed adults seated at two long tables.