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Carved into the natural sandstone cliffs, the intriguing network of underground tunnels offers visitors an unparalleled insight into life in wartime Britain in the 1940's. Visitors have the opportunity of learning about the experiences of local...more
All reviews audio guide war years sick bay second world war bunk beds well worth a visit red sandstone bombing raids extended tour self guided own pace fascinating place interesting visit school trip great insight step back in time hidden gem
Tunnels carved from natural sandstone under the town to act as air raid shelters during world war two. Displays of how the tunnels were used. Excellent audio machine provided to each visitor with lots of extra information.
Visited here on Weds the 11th of Sept for one of the out of hours extended tours where you get the opportunity to see a lot more of the tunnels than the standard visit. I’ve never been before even though I’ve lived in Stockport all...More
Visited here on a Saturday afternoon for an hour. Great location and easy access attraction. £5 entry fee for adults/great value. Interesting and informative audio recordings. Informative staff, gift shop and evening tours available. Recommend a visit to all and would return here.
If you're interested in the Home Front and military history, this little museum is well worth checking out. The air raid shelters have been set up as close as possible to how they were when in active use (although Stockport did not get heavily bombed)....More
This is another great thing to do with kids, my grandchildren age 6 and 8 loved walking through all the tunnels and seeing where they slept and the bathroom they used, you got a small radio that linked with different areas of the tunnels and...More
I was staying in Stockport with my brother and decided to visit the Air Raid Shelters. It's fantastic to see that they've pretty much been kept intact and gives you an insight into the role Stockport played during WWII. You get to see where people...More
Deffinately reccomend visiting the air raid shelters, we loved it plenty to read and explore. We were here for an hour and a half my son wanted to go around again. Only five pounds children under 16 go free or 50p extra for an audio....More