About the Market Place

4. Staircase House and Stockport Story

Find out about the town’s fascinating history at these 2 museums in one located in Stockport Market Place.

Stockport Museum

Stockport Museum takes visitors on a journey through Stockport’s history dating back over 10,000 years through to the present day.

Time travel from Palaeolithic to present day Stockport to experience the town’s entire history under one roof. Visit our family gallery which has been designed to help imaginations run wild. It's a space where anything is possible.

Staircase House

Staircase House is a beautifully restored 15th century townhouse located in Stockport’s historic Market Place. A series of 16 period rooms will transport you from 1460 to 1940.