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Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Unusual visitor attraction

Tunnels carved from natural sandstone under the town to act as air raid shelters during world war... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Richard A
Excellent Tour

Visited here on Weds the 11th of Sept for one of the out of hours extended tours where you get the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andymp2018
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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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
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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61 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1NE, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Richard A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank davide79_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for educational purposes. Highly recommend. Make sure you take plenty of photos. There is alot to see :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vickies708
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank paulaalan_8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank dbibby40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating look at how the air raid shelters were devised, built and used. Not much for young children to view however, as the tour used headsets and little ones would prefer 'hands on' exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank mswconsulting
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really well orchestrated site and excellent tour guiding. Highly recommended way to spend a morning!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Aled S
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Kathy R
June 28, 2018|
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Unfortunatly not I had to leave mine at home !
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HI Roy I don't recall seeing any it's on a busy road. They have school tours so there must be? best to call them. Regards Tracey.
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