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Gallery of Costume

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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So interesting

You 'll find a comprehensive display of historical costume here set in a lively old hall Well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kate A
intersting place

its worth a look arouns very small nut very interesting with all the costumes and history beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Platt Hall Wilmslow Road | Platt Hall located in Platt Fields Park corner of Wilmslow Road and Platt Lane, Manchester M14 5LL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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

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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!

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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
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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)

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AnneAitken
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
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JakubFW
17 February 2017|
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It's free entry for the entire gallery, including all the special exhibitions - currently 'Mary Quant: fashion icon'.
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JakubFW
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The nice little tearoom serves a variety of cakes, a choice of teas, coffee, cake, crisps, and various other bottled drinks - but no other snacks or any hot food. It would probably be a little misleading to call it a 'cafe... More
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