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A fun and informative hour

This was a fun place to visit with my daughter and daughter in law. 100 costumes is a little on the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Tiverton, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Me and my sister have fond memories of the costume museum from our childhood and decided to pay it... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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One of the most outstanding collections of clothing and accessories in Britain, housed in the elegant surroundings of Platt Hall in Platt Fields Park.
Platt Hall Wilmslow Road | Platt Hall located in Platt Fields Park corner of Wilmslow Road and Platt Lane, Manchester M14 5LL, England
+44 161 245 7245
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 September 2010

Walking one day towards Fallowfield after an excellent curry lunch in Rusholme we happened upon the sign and gazed in on this delightful building. Curiosity got the better of us and we couldn't have been more impressed, surprised or delighted. This is genuinely interesting, well...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I do agree with all the other reviewers as to the quality of the exhibits and their pleasing presentation, but at the risk of sounding churlish, I have to say that the exhibits are few, and can be viewed on a ten minute stroll through...More

3  Thank Jiak2781
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

You 'll find a comprehensive display of historical costume here set in a lively old hall Well spaced exhibits allow easy viewing of garments

Thank Kate A
Reviewed 5 July 2018

its worth a look arouns very small nut very interesting with all the costumes and history beautiful building in the middle of platt field park

Thank blondi225
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This was a fun place to visit with my daughter and daughter in law. 100 costumes is a little on the slim side but the quality is great and the 20th century costumes are a joy. We particularly enjoyed the dressing up area halfway through...More

1  Thank Exeterexplore
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It is a very poor museum that you can visit in 20 minutes only. We were very disappointed because we expected to see much more excibits!

Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a small gallery, with some lovely piece. You can get around the whole place in 30 minutes. It has a range of different pieces, some older and some new.

Thank Roisin N
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my sister have fond memories of the costume museum from our childhood and decided to pay it a visit last month. Stupidly we didn't check the opening hours and found out that it was closed on Tuesdays whilst on the way there so...More

1  Thank sarahaslam98
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

not much to see. very small museum. But the park nearby is very nice. it have a place for children play and draw pictures inside the museum

Thank hocon86
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great History, lovely costumes, was a bit disappointed that some part were closed off until June, so will be going back when it re opens. Great coffee and sandwiches and cakes (piglet kids!) Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank Rhiacrewe t
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Handsome and almost symmetrical Georgian country house - on the edge of Platt Fields Park in Rusholme. Now a branch of Manchester City Art Gallery housing their costume collection from 17th century to the present - at the time of writing (February 2017) the downstairs...More

Thank deniscroissant
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Visited the Mary Quant exhibition which was good. The gallery is small and friendly and worth a quick visit if in the area (pop down from visiting the Whitworth)

Thank DC10-AC30-FAC319
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6 October 2018|
Response from blondi225 | Reviewed this property |
No not right outside as it's in Platt Field Park but you can park your car in the park and walk though the park to the museum
19 March 2017|
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Response from Ben D | Reviewed this property |
Many options. [1] From Piccadilly Gardens, stop J (Manchester City Centre central bus station), take Stagecoach bus #42 or 42A or 42B, heading towards Rusholme/Wilmslow [2] From Piccadilly Gardens, stop H, take Stagecoach... More
17 February 2017|
Response from JakubFW |
It's free entry for the entire gallery, including all the special exhibitions - currently 'Mary Quant: fashion icon'.