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Hat Works Museum of Hatting

Wellington Mill Wellington Road South | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
+44 161 474 2399
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HIstorical ways of making hats

My friend & I arrived at the museum at 1:00 pm on Sunday. The public entrance is on the 2nd floor... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
14Doreen
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit!

What a treat and so informative. Gordon, our guide through the bowels of the museum, was excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
UKGreenO
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Reading, UK
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Wellington Mill Wellington Road South | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend & I arrived at the museum at 1:00 pm on Sunday. The public entrance is on the 2nd floor on Wellington Road South. The next escorted tour was due at 1:30pm. Meanwhile we had a look round some of the examples of various...More

Thank 14Doreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat and so informative. Gordon, our guide through the bowels of the museum, was excellent; full of information and anecdotes. Who knew so much went into making a hat? Thoroughly worth a visit - Highly recommend. Well done.

Thank UKGreenO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our 2 young grandchildren for a 2 hour visit and they loved the dressing up and hat wearing. Cafe is now closed.

Thank tobleroneLiverpool
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This visit was a treat. Informative guide,no charge, who explained everything about hatmaking and how the machines were used.This is a must as otherwise you would not have a clue. I did not realize the time and effort put into this craft or how hard...More

Thank Marjon499515
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

What a shame. First museum we visited in the day and is very boring and it very informative. Staff were lovely though - maybe we should of tried the guided tour!

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Visited here in April with my little girl. Very interesting, with lots of things to look at. There are dressing up areas for the kids and some really cool items on display. I do feel however that you can be 'in and out' of the...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

As an afficionado of hats, or a .... in a hat, this place was an absolute dream. I've never realised how much effort went into the manufacturer of hats, and it was very interesting to see a wide range of hats. Let's be honest, I...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A fantastic museum with lots of interest. One floor is dedicated to the production of hats, felting, hat blocks and a whole lot more. A guided tour brings this industry to life (hat making can be traced back to the 1500s in this area). Guide...More

1  Thank TripMember03232016
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very worth the visit, especially on a rainy day. Small but fascinating sweet and educational with a friendly team of staff.

Thank Niro S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Didn't know what to expect first but this is really a Hat Museum used to be in production. You can do self guided tour or guided tour with your choice. Admission is free and if you like hat you can learn about how the hat...More

2  Thank yumi54
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suebyk44
14 July 2017|
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Response from mrs p | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid there isn't a cafe but the city centre is a stone's throw from the museum with yummy restaurants and lovely little cafe's
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