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 TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket
Concession£6.00 per ticket
Under 16, when accompanied by an adultFree

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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 132aryan
      Kildare, Ireland
      Highly recommend
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 31st August 2023
      Very interesting incite into a fabulous 19th century author. Beautifully kept house, exhibitions kept us interested. The volunteer guides were informative, passionate and helpful. Gardens an added... Read full review
    • LancashireBrightStar
      Wish we could do it all over again tomorrow!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 5th September 2023
      We had a wonderful private group tour of the House today which was excellent value for money. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we stepped through the door. Our guide was fascinating and... Read full review
    • Jadiehl
      wonderful museum made even better by the fabulous volunteers
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 21st September 2023
      I had a wonderful visit today to the house. Although it is a small museum it is fascinating, and I learned a lot. My visit was made particularly good by the amazing volunteers. In three of the rooms... Read full review


    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 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 16:30
    Friday - SaturdayClosed
    Sunday11:00 - 16:30

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    Sunday, 2nd April 2023 - Sunday, 7th April 2024

    Map with features at Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseTales of Manchester Life - Elizabeth Gaskell's ManchesterThis new exhibition at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House explores how the world renowned Victorian writer represented her home city of Manchester in her novels and the wider impact of her writing.
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    Wednesday, 13th December 2023 - Wednesday, 13th December 2023

    Victorian ChristmasOnline Talk: Victorian Christmas in Elizabeth Gaskell's ManchesterGet your mince pies ready, pull up your favourite chair, and join us online for a cosy Christmassy evening with Anthony Burton.
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    Wednesday, 29th November 2023 - Wednesday, 29th November 2023

    Elizabeth Gaskell HouseOnline talk: North and South – The Preston Lockouts Anniversary2023 marks the 170th anniversary of the Preston Lockouts – the historical strikes that informed the plot and themes of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic romantic novel North and South and provided inspiration for Charles Dickens in Hard Times.
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    Thursday, 9th November 2023 - Thursday, 9th November 2023

    Vintage bookOnline Tour of Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseUsing 360-degree photography the expert guides will bring Manchester's literary heritage to life via an online tour of Elizabeth Gaskell's House.
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    Wednesday, 1st November 2023 - Wednesday, 1st November 2023

    Charlotte Brontë Online Event: Shirley – Charlotte Brontë and The Industrial NovelCharlotte Brontë is a giant of Victorian literature and the much-loved author of the classic Jane Eyre but what of her lesser-read second novel, Shirley, written in the grief and sadness of family loss?
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    Wednesday, 25th October 2023 - Wednesday, 25th October 2023

    Victorian drawingOnline Talk: Ann Radcliffe and the Female Gothic – 'A genius of no common stamp'Get ready for a spooky night of literature as we celebrate the bicentenary of Ann Radcliffe, the 'mighty magician' of horror and the gothic.
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    Wednesday, 4th October 2023 - Wednesday, 4th October 2023

    Victorian paintingOnline Talk: Song of the ShirtThomas Hood wrote the famous poem The Song of the Shirt (1843), in response to a newspaper report about a widow and seamstress named Mrs Biddell who was forced, like many seamstresses of her day, to work for a pittance on which she could barely survive.
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    Sunday, 22nd October 2023 - Sunday, 29th October 2023

    Cone craftOctober Half-Term at Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseBring your little horrors along for Halloween family fun this October half-term and be inspired by cone craft at Elizabeth Gaskell's House.
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