Elizabeth Gaskell's House

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Type:Historic House / Palace

84 Plymouth Grove
Manchester
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 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 16:30
Friday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday11:00 - 16:30

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