Hat Works offers something for visitors of all ages. Admission is free so you can visit the museum at your leisure.
In addition to the wonderful permanent collection galleries and the exciting temporary exhibition space, the museum has a great Family Fun Zone, where younger visitors are entertained by a range of interactive and educational play provisions.
Full contact details are available in the menu on the right hand side of this page.
Please note: charges apply to all guided tours, organised group visits and special events.
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Monday: Closed, except for bank holidays 11am - 5pm
For Christmas opening hours please see 'related documents' located on the right.
Tours run on the hour from 10.30am. The last tour starts at 3.30pm and are charged at
£2.65 per person.
The museum is situated a short walk from Stockport bus and train stations.
The nearest car parks are Heaton Lane (near Mersey Square) and Grand Central (near the Railway Station) - charges apply.
The museum's shop has been recently refurbished. The new-look shop carries an exciting new range of hatting paraphernalia, specialist books on millinery and fashion, designer jewellery and more. The perfect place for finding unique and special gifts.
There are six computers available for public use with internet access.
- Internet and email service: ½ hour: £1.30, 1 hour: £2.65
- Concession rates: ½ hour: £0.60, 1 hour: £1.05 (Leisure Key, Senior Citizens, students and unemployed people)
- Additional Services: A4 printing (Mono) Per Sheet 10p
The shop and internet facilities are open during the museums opening hours.
For accessibility information about your visit please use the Disabled Access Guide for Hat Works on the DisabledGo website.