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A great way to spend a rainy afternoon (or a sunny one come to that). I never imagined hats could be so interesting. ......from the basic processing to the finished article it's all here 🎩.
Very friendly receptionist who stars in some of the videos....More
I have been to this museum on numerous occasions. It is fully wheelchair accessible, with lifts throughout. Go down to the first floor, where you get a introduction to hats of all shapes, designs and sizes, hats from around the world, hats of different religious...More
This was a truly brilliant museum and very well worth the visit if you are in the area. It covers 3 floors and Level 2 is the reception and shop, the next level is Level 1 and is where the Gallery and Exhibition areas are...More
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BronwenS48, Museum Officer at Hat Works Museum of Hatting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
I went here to please my wife, but was pleasantly surprised! Ruth, our guide was professional, extremely knowledgeable and made the tour really interesting. The museum is brilliantly set out and I am now almost an expert in the hatting industry. Stockport is a lovely...More
The Stockport Hat Works is certainly one of the more unusual places to visit. It has,a fine display of many fancy and striking hats, many of which have an interesting history. However, I would strongly recommend that you take the guided tour as this gives...More
Bronwen S, Museums Officer at Hat Works Museum of Hatting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018
Thank-you for this brilliant review. Our guides really are brilliant at bringing the history to life! Come back to see us again soon!
Not the longest visit to a museum, but worth a trip. Our grandkids enjoyed it. The guide was lovely and made the kids laugh. It's a hat museum, who doesn't like trying on hats for a laugh. Very inexpensive for a good couple of hours...More
Stockport has changed considerably in the resent passed, so it nice to find that, the town has retained a good part of its industrial heritage, and this is well demonstrated by the exhibits and staff at the Hat Museum, the knowledge and presentation is first...More
My nephew, niece and I had an hour or so to spare so decided to visit this museum.
I wasn’t really sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised.
Yes, there is a wide variety of hats on display but there is also plenty of...More
A delightful voyage into Stockport’s industrial past - well worth a visit
The building, Wellington Mill was built as a cotton spinning mill around 1830 before becoming a hat works in the 1890s. There are two floors of interactive exhibits showing the fascinating history of...More
Response from BronwenS48 | Property representative |
Hat Works is just a 5 min walk from the train station and a 2 min walk from the bus station. It is signposted from the train station and the building can be clearly seen from the bus station.