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Hat Works Museum of Hatting

Wellington Mill Wellington Road South | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
+44 161 474 2399
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Interesting

We came for a quick visit but skipped the guided tour as we were short on time and have had a (very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
desmondsdoll
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Manchester, United Kingdom
An enlightening place

A visit of 2 hrs was interesting, giving our group of 5 adults a very good perspective of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
john g
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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Wellington Mill Wellington Road South | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We came for a quick visit but skipped the guided tour as we were short on time and have had a (very good) guided tour not so long ago. It was nice to walk around and look at things at our own pace but I...More

Thank desmondsdoll
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit of 2 hrs was interesting, giving our group of 5 adults a very good perspective of the working conditions & life for the workers during the peak of the hat industry. At times it was sad with the conditions which the worked in...More

Thank john g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a tour to make the most of this visit. Alice in Wonderland's creator visited this town of hatters and came away with the white rabbit and The Mad Hatter. If you want to learn more, visit this fascinating museum and marvel at the millinery...More

Thank 510christine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love hats. There were loads of hats here. Big hats, small hats, fluffy hats, hard hats, tall hats, black hats, yellow hats, hatty hats, etc.

Thank a96clark
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this must be one of Stockport's main hattractions (I know, groan if you must). We had a guided tour (£3.75 if you are over 60). The guide had worked there so he knew his stuff. We went back to the very beginings of hat...More

Thank C1S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fascinating tour of hats made in every shape and for every function plus a grim insight into a bygone era. Whether the labour was provided by four year olds or men not lasting beyond forty in horrendous work conditions the profitable business of providing...More

Thank deberamh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding myself with an hour to kill I decided to visit Stockport Hat Museum situated some 200 yards from town centre up a slight Incline on main road, being a pensioner I had free admission, one word of warning the building is on three floors...More

Thank bertram r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entry for U16s, fun activities for kids and more interesting than you may think. Location is right by the train station in the city centre which is really handy.

Thank darrell316
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Prior to visiting the hat museum I was unsure to whether I liked hats. Leaving, I LOVE them. Not wearing a hat on our visit was the only mistake we made.

Thank Stacy W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My friend & I arrived at the museum at 1:00 pm on Sunday. The public entrance is on the 2nd floor on Wellington Road South. The next escorted tour was due at 1:30pm. Meanwhile we had a look round some of the examples of various...More

Thank 14Doreen
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suebyk44
13 July 2017|
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Response from mrs p | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid there isn't a cafe but the city centre is a stone's throw from the museum with yummy restaurants and lovely little cafe's
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