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£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, 11th April 2021 - Sunday, 11th April 2021

Sunday, 9th May 2021 - Sunday, 9th May 2021

Sunday, 13th June 2021 - Sunday, 13th June 2021

Sunday, 11th July 2021 - Sunday, 11th July 2021

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, 17th March 2021 - Wednesday, 17th March 2021

Gaskell's DaughtersOnline Event: Readings In Honour Of Mothers’ DayElizabeth Gaskell’s experience as a mother informed much of her writing. The House volunteers will be performing a delightful selection of readings about mothers from Elizabeth’s letters, stories and novels. Join us from the comfort of your own home, to hear thoughts from the matriarch of ours!
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Wednesday, 10th March 2021 - Wednesday, 10th March 2021

Wednesday, 14th April 2021 - Wednesday, 14th April 2021

Wednesday, 12th May 2021 - Wednesday, 12th May 2021

Old booksReading The Nineteenth - Century Online: The Tenant of Wildfell HallJoin Sherry Ashworth for the latest in our perennially popular reading course – now online – to explore depictions of motherhood in the nineteenth-century novel. How was the mother seen in Victorian times? Was she a domestic angel, designed for this sacred role? What about the ‘fallen woman’ as…
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Saturday, 20th March 2021 - Saturday, 20th March 2021

Piano and classical music sheetOnline Piano Recital by Claire Vane - Friends’ EventListen to the music that the Gaskells themselves would have enjoyed from the comfort of your home in this online recital by celebrated pianist Claire Vane, who is giving the recital via Zoom from her home in Cambridge. This event is organised by The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and to help…
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Wednesday, 7th April 2021 - Wednesday, 7th April 2021

 Elizabeth Gaskell's House Online Talk: Below Stairs: Servants at Elizabeth Gaskell’s HouseVictorian households had a strict class hierarchy, but was it really all like Downton Abbey? What did servants do on a daily basis and what was a life ‘in service’ like? The middle classes often complained of the ‘Servant Problem’, but how were relations between the Gaskell family and their…
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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Wednesday, 19th May 2021

William Gaskell's study Elizabeth Gaskell's HouseWhy She Wrote by Bonnets at Dawn (Book Launch)Dive into the fascinating, unexpected, and inspiring stories behind the greatest women writers in the English language as the amazing Bonnets at Dawn launch their new book.
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Wednesday, 26th May 2021 - Wednesday, 26th May 2021

Books by Lawrence and LarkinSons and Mothers: Lawrence, Larkin and the Voice of the Feminised Male with Philip WattsThis compelling talk explores the work of two of the finest English writers of the 20th century; DH Lawrence and Philip Larkin. 
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