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Staircase House

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School trip out Year 1

My eldest daughter went to Staircase House on a school trip it was Year 1 so 5-6yr olds. She had an... read more

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Finneymart
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Stockport surprise!

Very very interesting house, beautifully presented. Lots of information for all ages on the media... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
felix l
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Staircase House 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
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All reviews audio tour from room to room well worth a visit dressing up activity bag fascinating building old house local history amazing house victorian market hidden gem all ages lovely museum interesting place free entry interesting facts take your time
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Reviewed today via mobile

My eldest daughter went to Staircase House on a school trip it was Year 1 so 5-6yr olds. She had an amazing time and was recalling all she had learnt

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Finneymart
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very very interesting house, beautifully presented. Lots of information for all ages on the media phone, but can still be enjoyed without it.Welcoming and helpful staff - a good visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank felix l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very impressed with the house and what they have done with it. The Audio tour was excellent (although went on a bit too long sometimes). The rooms were set up with replicas of things so you could walk around the room and touch things...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mummied
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used a good, detailed audio guide for our visit which showed the life of the house through the centuries. Get a multi pass for this, the Hat Museum, Air Raid Shelters and Bramall Hall.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Grumpyoldman15
Phil C, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you - that review wasnt grumpy at all! :-D glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed January 26, 2019

To have such an interesting place to visit in Stockport is just fantastic. I took my 4 year old on a wet Saturday morning. There’s very few places where under 16s go free and it’s only £5 for adults. Kids get an activity bag to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Andybvrs
Phil C, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

wow - thank you :-) isnt it great to be able to pick stuff up? we have lots of hats and coats to try on as well :-) #selfieheaven

Reviewed January 22, 2019

Had a brill day here, went round listening to the audio tour and came away from the experience with more knowledge then when I walked in. All in all its done very well. Lovely staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jodie_9191
Phil C, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review :-)

Reviewed December 5, 2018

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
3  Thank Kodi22Stockport
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
1  Thank SUSAN W W
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 :-)

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316marionh
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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