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Staircase House

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A great day out

Combined this with bramhall hall and the air raid shelters which was m9bey well spenr8. Staircase... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
SUSAN W W
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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A good place to visit.

A fascinating building with an amazing history. The tour, which begins in the basement, is audio... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Dave W
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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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Staircase House 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to visit the Staircase House for the past few years but never had enough time. Finally was able to go yesterday and by the time I was leaving, I felt largely disappointed in the whole experience. 12 of the 16 rooms were open,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Combined this with bramhall hall and the air raid shelters which was m9bey well spenr8. Staircase houses is an amazing view is history through the ages. Informative and interesting

Date of experience: September 2018
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Phil C, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Thank you Susan, what a lovely review :-)

Reviewed September 10, 2018

A fascinating building with an amazing history. The tour, which begins in the basement, is audio self-guided. The handset is user friendly and you can move from floor to floor in a lift. It took us about 80 minutes to complete the tour. The staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dave W
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thanks Dave - we're very proud of our lift, it means all our visitors can see the cellars and upper floors of the House

Reviewed August 30, 2018

We took 3 of the grandchildren to the staircase house, it is in the centre of Stockport Market, it is an extremely old building with lots of history. It has only been opened as an attraction in recent years but what a gem of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you Eveles - what a great review :-D We got the Tripadvisor 'hidden gem' award last year and we love the reaction when visitors go into the courtyard and see the House for the first time :-)

Reviewed August 28, 2018

The visit to Staircase House proved a brilliant experience for my family from Stockport and American friend. We all enjoyed the portable audio tour commentary and in parts very funny making it more enjoyable. Being from Stockport we learnt so much of our towns history....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rockeythecat
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Wow, what a great review - thank you :-D We're very proud of the House and very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Was a great little trip for myself and my 8 yr old son. Takes about an hour. Not sure how great it would be for buggies or wheelchairs.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank misschief76
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi MissChief, thank you for the review :-D the House is fully accessible for buggies and wheelchairs with a lift available and accessible toilets. there are two routes through the House (both see all the same rooms) one of which avoids the stairs Thanks

Reviewed August 21, 2018

You will never have visited a museum like this. From medieval times, through Georgian and Victorian, plus there's a free Stockport Story Museum to visit next door, so it's excellent value and a great way to entertain children of 7-12 - and their parents. Please...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ManchesterMumoftwo
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Wow - what a great review :-D thank you

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a guided tour using audio equipment making it interesting, the contents of the rooms are replica and they encourage you to touch them. There is a lift or it’s a lot of stairs, you need also to be aware that the floors are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 186400Caroline
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you Caroline :-D we like our wonky floors too - shows the age of the House. If the House is busy you could always visit the free Museum on the same site for a while and come back to the House later

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Staircase House is a beautiful building and my family and I thoroughly enjoyed being taken back in time for the hour of our visit. It’s great that you can walk around at your leisure and take in the amazing building and my 9 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gemma H
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Wow - thank you Gemma, what a lovely review :-D we love being able to pick up all the items, dress up and sit on the furniture :-)

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing little Museum for Stockport. Very interesting. It's a self guided tour with a handset for information as you go from room to room. Each room has been lovingly preserved and really sets the scene if it's time. it's truly fascinating and well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Fieryannie1
TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review :-) Staircase House

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Marion H
April 4, 2018|
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Response from sharoncN4034SB | Reviewed this property |
not directly at the house but plenty nearby
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mariephillips344
March 13, 2018|
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Response from sharoncN4034SB | Reviewed this property |
i didnt recall a lift. It would be better you contact them.
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Dave E
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Response from CarlSixsmith | Reviewed this property |
we paid £5 each for adults, kids where free
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