What’s Nearby

Combine your visit to the House with one of our neighbouring attractions. The following are all within walking distance of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

Pankhurst Centre

Open Thursdays 10am-4pm and every second and fourth Sunday 1pm – 4pm
Private joint tours of both Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and the Pankhurst Centre are available on Tuesdays. These must be pre-booked. Contact enquiries@elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk for more information. (Minimum of 15 people)

Victoria Baths

Tours on Wednesdays at 2pm (booking advised), and open on second Sundays April – September only.

Whitworth Art Gallery

Open Monday to Wednesday: 10am-5pm, Thursday: 10am-9pm, Friday to Sunday: 10am-5pm

The Manchester Museum

Open daily 10am-5pm

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is open on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 11am-4.30pm (last entry 4.30pm). Private group tours available on other days.

We've got a house...it certainly is a beauty...I must try and make the house give as much pleasure to others as I can.’

Elizabeth Gaskell, in a letter to her friend Eliza Fox in 1850.