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About Hat Works

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.


Hat Works Museum, Wellington Road South, Stockport.

Please note: charges apply to all guided tours, organised group visits and special events.

Prices as at 1 April 2014

Adult:                                           £4.75
Concessions (60 & over):             £3.50
Accompanied children under 16:   FREE
Leisure Key:                                 FREE

*Price includes a Hat Works guided tour

• under 16yrs without a paying adult  £3.50

Multi Site Pass
for Staircase House, Bramall Hall, Hat Works and Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Adults:            £12.50 
Concessions:   £9.50

This Multi Site Ticket may be used during the normal opening hours of each venue and is not time limited. However it cannot be used for entry into special events

Annual Pass
Ideal for families, combined with KIDS GO FREE

Adult              £20.00
Concessions   £15.00

Opening hours:

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.

Guided Tours:

Tours run on the hour from 10.30am. The last tour starts at 3.30pm 


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.

Additional Information 

Museum Gift Shop:

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. 


For accessibility information about your visit please use the Disabled Access Guide for Hat Works on the DisabledGo website.

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