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Staircase House

Staircase House 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
+44 161 474 4444
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Interesting

This is a guided tour using audio equipment making it interesting, the contents of the rooms are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
186400Caroline
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Fanstastic piece of Stockport history

Staircase House is a beautiful building and my family and I thoroughly enjoyed being taken back in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gemma H
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“audio tour” (13 reviews)
“touch things” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Staircase House 31 Market Place, Stockport SK1 1ES, England
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+44 161 474 4444
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"audio tour"
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"touch things"
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"from room to room"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"dressing up"
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"local history"
in 8 reviews
"old house"
in 5 reviews
"amazing house"
in 3 reviews
"victorian market"
in 3 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 9 reviews
"story museum"
in 4 reviews
"lovely museum"
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"all ages"
in 8 reviews
"original building"
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"free entry"
in 3 reviews
"interesting place"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a guided tour using audio equipment making it interesting, the contents of the rooms are replica and they encourage you to touch them. There is a lift or it’s a lot of stairs, you need also to be aware that the floors are...More

Thank 186400Caroline
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Caroline :-D we like our wonky floors too - shows the age of the House. If the House is busy you could always visit the free Museum on the same site for a while and come back to the House later

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staircase House is a beautiful building and my family and I thoroughly enjoyed being taken back in time for the hour of our visit. It’s great that you can walk around at your leisure and take in the amazing building and my 9 year old...More

Thank Gemma H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing little Museum for Stockport. Very interesting. It's a self guided tour with a handset for information as you go from room to room. Each room has been lovingly preserved and really sets the scene if it's time. it's truly fascinating and well...More

1  Thank Everythingbutthedog
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review :-) Staircase House

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating visit to see old Stockport. It was worth every penny. This building has been sensitively restored

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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you - it took a long time! :-D Staircase House

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We took our two primary school age boys to this museum and we all thought it was absolutely brilliant. There's so much to look at. I can't believe we've lived here for 12 years and it took us that long to visit. Highly recommended! We...More

1  Thank Carolyn H
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh wow - thank you :-D glad your boys enjoyed the visit - was it the smelly stables they liked best? Staircase house

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

As part of s multi venue ticket we were able to visit the Staircase House not quite sure what we would see the building is very old and well set out rooms depicting the various eras. The Staircase was a little disappointing as this was...More

1  Thank June W
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi June, thank you for your review, such a shame about the staircase, did we explain on the guide that the dark sections were the original wood from 1618? maybe we should add a better explanation - we are due to update it soon (the...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I was looking for some where indoors to visit with my mum on a wet day and Staircase House came up on google and I’m really pleased it did. We had a great time learning about the house, it’s past residents and the local area....More

Thank Sarah D
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you - we love it when people come back for a second (or third) visit and bring more guests, especially as they often have a favourite item or room to show them

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

We took the grandchildren aged 2 and 3 years and the chap at information suggested we go straight to the top floor for the children. Since we arrived late we decided not to do the whole house but just the 4th floor - there was...More

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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you - the Fourth Floor family area is relatively new and we love it! lots of families come and visit just for that floor, especially the creepy Mummy's hands :-)

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Rainy weather made us think of something to do with a 10yr old a 2yr old and visiting parents from Durham!! It was a great decision to visit the museum :-) And my mother-in-law was in a wheelchair too... It all worked perfectly. With the...More

1  Thank Helen J
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you - we are one of very few Medieval houses where every floor is wheelchair accessible, its a great help to our visitors :-)

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Took my daughter when she came to visit, The building is like a Tardis, and sweems to go on forever, From sections of the original building to cases full of displays of local businesses, and local history, there is something for all ages. What is...More

Thank Charles G
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TunnelInspector, Manager at Staircase House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you - what a great description :-) we should try and get the new Doctor to come visit :-)

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Marion H
4 April 2018|
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Response from sharoncN4034SB | Reviewed this property |
not directly at the house but plenty nearby
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mariephillips344
14 March 2018|
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Response from sharoncN4034SB | Reviewed this property |
i didnt recall a lift. It would be better you contact them.
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Dave E
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Response from CarlSixsmith | Reviewed this property |
we paid £5 each for adults, kids where free
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