An Informative display detailing the history of the house and the exciting restoration. 


Learn how the furnishings were chosen, the period garden was planned and how the surrounding neighbourhood has changed.

Elizabeth Gaskell lived in Manchester from 1832 and her death in 1865.


Come and find out more about the Manchester Elizabeth Gaskell lived in through a series of loaned contemporary prints and supporting exhibition curated by Anthony Burton. Discover more about politics, commerce and many other aspects of the Manchester Elizabeth knew.


Open during normal House opening hours, usual admission costs apply.

If you would like to find out more about the exhibition or joining the Gaskell Research Group (run by Anthony Burton) get in touch!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:00

Visit us this Easter holiday with your family and take part in our Easter Egg hunt! Solve the clues hidden around the House to claim your Easter treat!

Decorate your own eggs and Easter basket inspired by your visit in our craft activity.

We are a family friendly venue with hands on activities in our period rooms and Tea Room. We are fully accessible, have baby change facilities and welcome breastfeeding throughout.

Suitable for children (and adults!) of all ages.  

No need to book.Just drop in!