We’ve just had a fantastic visit to this wonderful historic house. I thoroughly recommend a visit!
We enjoyed having a very diverting conversation with an extremely learner member of... read more the team about Gaskell’s home life and her concern for the advancement of education and social conditions.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t get to have these kinds of conversations every day.
Thank you for your wonderful work in restoring this important piece of Manchester
Totoruth September 19, 2021
We had an extremely interesting visit to Mrs Gaskell’s house. With the help of the excellent guides it seemed possible to imagine what life would have been like there, 180... read more y
Italo11 October 7, 2021
It was a drizzly day in Manchester. I sent my two young adult children and their southern visitor to the museum. They returned saying that they'd had a great time:... read more they'd learnt lots of interesting things and found all the guides incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. They were encouraged to play the piano at the house and ask lots of questions. (The cakes in the café got a 5-star rating too.) All three came home and started reading Mrs Gaskell.
August 19, 2021
My wife and I have visited many houses which were inhabited by famous authors and this one ranks up there with the best of them. And right on our doorstep!.... read more A tidy property on the outside but when you enter you are transported back 200 years into the early 1800s. A really well presented house with many interesting things to look at & read about. However the place really comes to life when the enthusiastic & friendly staff tell you things in the different rooms. We spent approx 90 mins on our visit for a nominal entrance fee. Out
Blozz August 26, 2021
We believed it was fun to do the trip. Obviously, guide lives and breathes history. He was very knowledgeable and lively and we discovered the trip very stimulating! We'd strongly... read more suggest this!
Jagoda9 August 14, 2019
I only found out about this place because of the second hand book sale they have in the basement but we had a really nice visit. Its only a small... read more home/museum but it is beautiful to look at and there is plenty of information and...More
kirsteenadele June 24, 2019
Open: Wed, Thurs and Sun 11.00 - 4.30pm (Last admission 3pm)
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215