Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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Type:Historic House / Palace

84 Plymouth Grove
Greater Manchester
M13 9LW


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Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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Ticket Prices

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.50 per ticket
Concession£4.50 per ticket
Under 16Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Must book in advance
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 60 - must pre-book
  • Min group size - 10 - must pre-book
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other - French
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 16:30
Friday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday11:00 - 16:30

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Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseElizabeth Gaskell's House Classical Novelists Tour, MANCHESTERA 45 minute early bird tour of the House before it opens led by a knowledge guide.

Sunday, 14th November 2021 - Sunday, 14th November 2021

Sunday, 12th December 2021 - Sunday, 12th December 2021

Man holding a bookElizabeth Gaskell's Secondhand Book SaleNamed as 'Manchester's best second-hand book sale' by one of our visitors, the Elizabeth Gaskell's House second-hand book sale is a popular favourite for book lovers. Browse two rooms packed full of second-hand books of all genres, including a wide variety of contemporary fiction, art, gardening,…
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Thursday, 21st January 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

Stacked vintage books, glasses, cup of tea and macaroonsElizabeth Gaskell’s House Book Group OnlineThe Book Group at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House focuses on reading (and re-reading) classic works of fiction. The groups covers “the long Nineteenth Century”, often looking at how British novels developed in conversation with other national literary traditions. The group is especially interested in…
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Wednesday, 17th November 2021 - Wednesday, 17th November 2021

Painting of Mary Wollstonecraft How Mary Wollstonecraft influenced Elizabeth GaskellJoin Dr Diane Duffy as she explores the life and work of Mary Wollstonecraft, a pioneer of feminist thought in the UK, and her influence on the writing of Elizabeth Gaskell.
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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Saturday, 30th April 2022

Cranford at Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseA Love Affair with Cranford - an exhibitionElizabeth Gaskell’s House will reopen in May 2021 with a new exhibition focusing on one of Elizabeth’s most well-known collection of stories, Cranford.
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Wednesday, 27th October 2021 - Wednesday, 27th October 2021

Elizabeth Gaskell's House, snowOnline Talk: Lois the Witch and Other TalesJoin online for a spine-tingling talk, perfect for Halloween! Set against the backdrop of the Salem witch trials, ‘Lois the Witch’ reveals Elizabeth Gaskell’s skill as a writer of gothic and ghostly stories. Explore these terrifying tales in our spellbinding Halloween talk by Dr Diane Duffy.
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Wednesday, 27th April 2022 - Wednesday, 27th April 2022

Elizabeth Gaskell's House during a renovationOnline Event: "We've got a house…" Remaking Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseIn 2014, 84 Plymouth Grove was transformed from a shell of student accommodation back into the beautiful Victorian family home it had been for novelist Elizabeth Gaskell and her family.
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Thursday, 2nd December 2021 - Friday, 3rd December 2021

Elizabeth Gaskell's House, BedroomVictorian Women in BedVictorian Women in Bed presents six short plays written by Janet Goddard. Six eminent Victorian women, including Florence Nightingale and Charlotte Bronte, snuggle down in bed to tell their stories, and explain how they have defied the conventions of the nineteenth century to find their authentic…
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