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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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An amazing guided tour!!

We booked a multi sight ticket and included was a tour of the Hat works. Our guide was brilliant... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jerseyjeanette
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Redditch, United Kingdom
Its free and very interesting!

I was reluctant to visit, even being free, but my girlfriend kept mentioning it so we went. Its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RigaFanUk
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Manchester, England
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  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
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Wellington Mill Wellington Road South | Wellington Road South, Stockport SK3 0EU, England
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+44 161 474 2399
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a multi sight ticket and included was a tour of the Hat works. Our guide was brilliant and managed to entertain our reluctant 11 year old son .It was a fascinating history and the process complex. The displays are interesting and very well...More

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was reluctant to visit, even being free, but my girlfriend kept mentioning it so we went. Its very interesting and well worth a visit if you are in Stockport! First its free! Staff were friendly and its clean and spacious. It doesn't take so...More

1  Thank RigaFanUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hats are not my thing, but a good tour guide is. Unfortunately I have forgotten his name, but he was a previous worker and family member who delivered a great tour, with genuine knowledge, skills and anecdotes, that brought the museum to life. I would...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fascinating and educational tour in the making of felt hats of all shaped and sizes in Stockport. Really interesting. The lady who took just the two of us on the guided tour was informative, friendly and helpful.. Just walking around on your own reading...More

Thank efcraig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had previously visited the Museum a couple of times and loved it. A must-see museum for anyone interested in clothing and fashion. Yesterday I got completely lost in Stockport and ended up by the Museum, I went in and asked them for directions and...More

Thank Viv1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little museum.... family friendly, the kids, big and small will love trying on all the hats. Plenty to see in the museum. Go onto the factory floor, see all the machines. They are not up and running... yet. Gift shop, tea room and...More

Thank scouse_mouse_2000uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hat museum I have been to. Very informative. The childrens activity could be made more interactive. Some kind of quiz.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for a quick visit but skipped the guided tour as we were short on time and have had a (very good) guided tour not so long ago. It was nice to walk around and look at things at our own pace but I...More

Thank desmondsdoll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit of 2 hrs was interesting, giving our group of 5 adults a very good perspective of the working conditions & life for the workers during the peak of the hat industry. At times it was sad with the conditions which the worked in...More

Thank john g
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Take a tour to make the most of this visit. Alice in Wonderland's creator visited this town of hatters and came away with the white rabbit and The Mad Hatter. If you want to learn more, visit this fascinating museum and marvel at the millinery...More

Thank 510christine
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Michelle L
7 October 2017|
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Response from UKGreenO | Reviewed this property |
I believe the tour is about 90 mins long. We were lucky that we attended the museum on a very quiet day, so we were the only ones on the tour and the chap was more than happy to answer all our questions causing the tour to... More
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suebyk44
13 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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