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Staircase House

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Address: 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
Phone Number: 0161 218 1460
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Visited with children and parents the house is a time capsule , the creaky old house has been changed over time and added to very intreasting the hand set audio guilds are great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Moreton, United Kingdom
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Moreton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Visited with children and parents the house is a time capsule , the creaky old house has been changed over time and added to very intreasting the hand set audio guilds are great you can take as long as you like to look round and there is some hands on things for the kids to try on or do.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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76 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

We read the Trip Advisor reports and decided to see this wonderful attraction for ourselves. There's nearby car parking and a lovely cafe at the end of the visit. I'd recommend allowing up to 2 hours for this attraction and a coffee afterwards. The staff are friendly and helpful; they clearly take great delight in their roles and are rightly... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It has a very reasonable entrance fee. The staff who greet who at the beginning are very friendly. There is an audio guide which is free with the entrance fee. The audio guide explains lots of details about what is known about the people who lived in the house. There are lots of things to touch and handle as you... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The different timelines of how poeple lifted in this house was really very educational! This a must visit when you are in Stockport!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Came here may years ago - it had just opened - found it a little confusing - but one thing I remember is the man that was dressed up in Victorian clothing. He was a young man putting things out on a table in a room at the other end of the house. My friend and i rushed around to... More 

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Deutschland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went to Staircase House while showing my sister around Stockport and thought a 'quick' visit to a museum should be included. But it turned out that there is lots and lots to see in Staircase House. Not only that you get a good feel of the history behind this old building, they also encourage you to touch and handle... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our trip to Staircase House in Market Place, Stockport was so much fun! Not only did we enjoy ourselves, we also learnt a great deal about the past and how other people lived over 600 years ago. There is a small charge for adults over 16 which is only £4.75 for the whole day, or however long it takes you... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Interesting insight into the history of Stockport and it's people. Interesting and varied exhibits, thoughtfully displayed. Shame it's quite small but they have packed a lot in.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I remember this lovely old building when I was growing up. For years, it was left really to rot by Stockport Council. It was in such poor condition I'm surprised it didn't fall down. Now it has been renovated and from the outside looks really good. However inside was a real disappointment to me. I would have liked to have... More 

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southampton england
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113 reviews 113 reviews
52 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Visited it in a blizzard and really only went in to get a map of the town. The gentleman on the desk wasn't busy and was so keen to tell me about the Staircase House and its history. A very interesting few minutes and he gave me some useful information about the Hat Works and the Hat Museum. I watched... More 

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