Our visit coincided with the sale of secondhand books which takes place every other Sunday, so there was lots to see & do. All the volunteers really know their stuff,... read more and I felt I learned a lot.
Karina C January 21, 2020
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
Ita a hidden jewel in Manchester, I saw it before restoration and now its so shiny and full of activities, movie screenings and heart of local
Magdalena H May 3, 2020
What an amazingly well-preserved, restored, and clean place to visit. Highly recommended, either for a tea, or while away an afternoon, with a friend.
The volunteers were courteous, friendly, and... read more they displayed a welcome which showed in their attitude of service.
Keep it up.
June 6, 2021
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
I visited this house again last week, my second within the year and so I was able to use my return visitor pass. The house remains a gem with... read more such knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteers who are able to enhance any visitor’s experience. Exhibits have been...More
Sarah P June 30, 2019
Open: Wed, Thurs and Sun 11.00 - 4.30pm (Last admission 3pm)
84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW
0161 273 2215