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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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, 8th August 2021 - Sunday, 8th August 2021

Sunday, 12th September 2021 - Sunday, 12th September 2021

Sunday, 10th October 2021 - Sunday, 10th October 2021

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, 4th August 2021 - Wednesday, 4th August 2021

Painting: Walter ScottRomance and reality - Elizabeth Gaskell's debt to Walter ScottIt is hard to imagine the hard hitting industrial novels written by Elizabeth Gaskell having much in common with the romances of the Middle Ages and early modern England popularised by Walter Scott in the early 19th century. Yet Scott began the transformation of fiction by introducing the public…
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Wednesday, 13th October 2021 - Wednesday, 13th October 2021

Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseBeyond Uncle Tom's Cabin at Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseCelebrate Black History Month and the novels of American Abolitionist writers who include Harriet Beecher Stowe. Stowe was a friend of Elizabeth Gaskell and visited the family in Manchester after the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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Wednesday, 8th September 2021 - Wednesday, 8th September 2021

Pastel drawing of 3 girlsElizabeth Gaskell and Victorian children's literatureMany loved children's classics were written in the19th century from Alice in Wonderland to The Secret Garden. Join Professor Kim Reynolds and explore the themes shared by Gaskell's novels and contemporary children's literature, and discover what Gaskell might have read to her own daughters.
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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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