Re-opening of Stockport museums

The following museums are now open:

  • Bramall Hall
  • Staircase House
  • Stockport Air Raid Shelters
  • Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery

Stockport Museum will re-open on 3 August 2021.


We recommend you book a timeslot before you visit our museums. A limited number of tickets will be available each day after 19 July 2021 for walk-up visitors.
For more information and to book your ticket visit our online ticket office.

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Did you know?

  • Staircase House is home to one of only three surviving Jacobean cage-newel staircases in the country.

  • Bramall Hall stands in about 70 acres of parkland designed in the Victorian Romantic style.

  • The Hat Works has a fantastic collection of over 400 hats from around the world and 20 fully restored working Victorian-style machines.

  • In the war the air raid shelters were nicknamed the Chestergate Hotel because of the ‘luxurious’ standard of accommodation they offered.