Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Celebrating the life and literature of Elizabeth Gaskell, Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer. A hands-on experience of a Victorian middle-class house just one mile from the city centre.


This beautifully restored home has spectacular period rooms, villa garden, changing exhibitions and a Tea Room for visitors to enjoy. We host a year-round programme of talks and workshops, including our legendary second-hand book sale every second Sunday of the month.

OPENING TIMES : Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 11.00am – 4.30pm

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House will reopen in August. Details to follow soon
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NEW podcast from Bonnets at Dawn about Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

https://youtu.be/1OoqizhOyDA Join Hannah and Lauren (aka Bonnets at Dawn) for the first Podcast in their new Literary Houses Mini-Series. Featuring an update from the House Manager, Sally, on our plans... More News