Elizabeth Gaskell's House and its collection

Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Welcome to the restored historic home of Elizabeth Gaskell, the famous Victorian author of North and South, Cranford and Mary Barton. We invite you to explore the historic period rooms, Victorian-style garden, Tea Room and shop, where you’ll learn about the lives of the Gaskell Family, the restoration of the house and Elizabeth’s literary career. Take the opportunity to browse the books in William Gaskell’s study and sit where Elizabeth sat to write, overlooking her beloved garden. The majority of the furniture and objects can be touched and used, providing a rare hands-on experience.

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Elizabeth Gaskell's House
84 Plymouth Grove
M13 9LW Manchester

Visitor information Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
11:00 – 16:30
11:00 – 16:30
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
11:00 – 16:30


0 – 15Free


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop
Credit card

Location & Map

84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester

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