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Staircase House

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Address: Staircase House 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
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+44 161 218 1460
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13:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 13:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Best museum in Stockport

Really recommend a visit here if you like your history and local history. Staff are brilliant and helpful and it gives you a real feel for our last generation and beyond. I've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bubbles8484
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Manchester
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Manchester
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really recommend a visit here if you like your history and local history. Staff are brilliant and helpful and it gives you a real feel for our last generation and beyond. I've been a few times now and although a little pricey if taking the family it's still a great few hours out =)

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Thank bubbles8484
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Love bringing the children here,they have lots of hands on things for the children to do.Its a great educational but fun day out.

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Thank Beaman03
Bramhall, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Staircase House is a fascinating place to visit. It is an unusual - and refreshingly different - museum, since it positively encourages interaction with its exhibits, making it much more attractive to children. Our 5 and 8 year old grandchildren loved it and had lots of fun opening cupboards, writing with quill pens etc etc. They learned lots of history,... More 

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Thank Johnnybach
Stockport, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Fantastic tour of a fascinating house. The set up is brilliant offering a pre recorded guide which you are offered when paying for the tour, explaining which room you are in, which century and some other information,

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Thank Teano
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I took my 7yr old to see Staircase House. We were given an audio player to take around giving plenty of information about each room. The rooms were full of period relics that the visitors were able touch. It gives children a great insight this era. We all enjoyed it and would like to see it again.

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Thank plclarke
Stockport, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I have lived in Stockport all my life and never been before! It's an interesting place to look around and the audio guide you follow is simple and very informative. The staff were friendly and helpful & the gift shop is lovely selling some nice Stockport related bits and pieces. Definitely worth a visit

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Thank Clare L
Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We took our 3 year old granddaughter to the Staircase house one wet and windy Saturday recently. Although some of the items were a little high for her she had an excellent time with some of the interactive exhibits. I thought we had only been in the museum for about 20 minutes but in fact it had taken us 90... More 

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Thank MrsBee55
Glossop, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my wife. We received a very warm welcome and were introduced to the layout of the building. We really enjoyed wandering from room to room looking at the exhibits from strawberry recording studios to local history. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Andy T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Although a small space thought had gone in to making the place accessible although floors are wonky. The themed rooms wre put together well to showcase period items (medaeval pottery in setting was personal favourite. Audio tour content was a bit condescending Visit the lovely glazed covered market whilst in town. Shame that Stockports historic centre, cobbled streets and viaduct... More 

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Thank Vanessa S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,722 reviews
834 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 440 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I felt it was a bit crazy you have to pay to go in but I really liked the old house especially the kitchen and barn.

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