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Hat Works Museum of Hatting

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Address: Wellington Mill | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
Phone Number: 0161 474 2399
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very good, a hat lovers paradise !

Very interesting history of hats and of Stockport. Lots of things to see and read. Children enjoyed it also. Good hour spent. It's free !

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very interesting history of hats and of Stockport. Lots of things to see and read. Children enjoyed it also. Good hour spent. It's free !

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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A leisurely wander round this museum. Was informative and interesting. Hands on activities for the kids (hats to try) and adults alike. Free entry or if you want the "proper" tour you can pay. Showing new talented up and coming milliners, interesting and unusual designs. Cafe, a nice airy place for a drink. All places accessible for wheelchair users which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's in the name really just not my cup of tea, spent about 30 mins in there and I thought it was only me bored when my child also said can we go so I didn't bat a eye lid and left.

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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visit the museum to see how the hats were made and then look at some of the fabulous array of hats in the collection. Fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The kids wanted to go but I was unsure as hats don't really suit me. In the the end it is interesting and the kids loved it. You don't realise how much history is in the Northwest. There's a kids quiz and people like trying on hats etc. And in the end its a museum and it does tell the... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The range and history is really good, catering for the younger element too, well worth a visit, no cost if you view on your own without the guides..

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice little museum. They have many different hats on display as well as showing the manufacturing process. It's child-friendly, with family activities being organised regularly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We were off work for a few weeks and stuck one day what to do. Every time we drive pass it we say we should go there so we decided why not. It was free to look round and we had fun trying in all the hats and taking lots of pictures. For a trip which we thought wouldn't be... More 

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Wilmslow Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Classic case of not visiting something special on your doorstep Delighted we got round to visiting. Learned lots of fascinating stuff about hats and the lives of hatters Visited the cafe great food and splendid people

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Droylsden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited the Hat Works with 3 children (10, 8 & 3), all had great fun and were really entertained!! The place is packed full of info and fun things, kids made hats out of paper, lots of stairs but there is a lift.....cafe and shop on upper level, would defo recommend starting at he bottom and working your way up... More 

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Additional Information about Hat Works Museum of Hatting

Address: Wellington Mill | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
Phone Number: 0161 474 2399
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Stockport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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