Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Celebrating the life and literature of Elizabeth Gaskell, Manchester’s most famous Victorian writer.  A restored 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.
Pre-booking essential.

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

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House remains closed due to local restrictions but our second-hand book sale on 13 Dec will go ahead. See our whats-on section for details of the book sale, online talks and our blog for the latest news from the House.

What's On

An Exciting Online Adventure

If like Elizabeth herself you 'must do some shopping' then we invite you take a look at our new online shop which opens this week on the museumshop website. Those... More News