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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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1:00 pm - 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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Amazing to see the different stages of living!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

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 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
124 helpful votes 124 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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Stockport, UK
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a great little cafe serving simple but interesting food, great for a quick lunch. It's in a quirky location halfway up the steps from Little Underbank to Stockport Market

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Stockport
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199 reviews 199 reviews
92 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a highlight of some of the Stockport museums, going through the history of this former family home starting in the 1600's with sixteen rooms to see, one of which showing how food was stored and kept for the winter in times past, also a candle making room, and 1800's kitchen, right up until a second world war room,... More 

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Cheshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Loved how the rooms in the house were recreated - with lots of authentic looking furniture/objects/items. We were supplied with headphones as it was a self audio tour and we could go from room to room at our own leisure. The story/history to each room along with the sounds and authentic voices were brilliant and made you feel as if... More 

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