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weston park exhibitWhile staying in the Hope Valley, why not venture out into nearby Sheffield and take in the award winning Weston Park museum.

Learn all about the area - the people and politics, music and arts and the geology of the area.

As well as an ever changing programme of exhibitions and events, Weston Park Museum has a number of permanent exhibitions, including;

The Treasures Gallery 
Showcasing the best of the objects that have found their way to Sheffield, revealing the fascinating history behind their arrival in this area.

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The story of the people by the people themselves, from neolithic carvings to the regeneration of Sheffield.

'What On Earth'
An amazing interactive display of natural history, including the moorland and woodland wildlife and the animals to be found in your own back yard as well as the local wild plants. Visit the beehive and ant colony. Come face to face with hyenas, sharks and gigantic millipedes in the Ancient Lands exhibit. Find the answers to questions like why are dung beetles stronger than elephants? And how does water and wind transform a mighty boulder into a squelching puddle of mud? 

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