The Gallery is housed in Platt Hall, an 18th-century textile merchant's home.

Home to the Cunnington collection of 18th- to 20th-century clothing, the Gallery of Costume also houses a significant library and archive holding 18,000 books, journals, fashion plates and shop catalogues, and 21,500 portrait photographs, including material not held in national collections.

Gallery of Costume

Free to all

Platt Hall, Rusholme, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M14 5LL

01612 457245


Opening times

Opening hours: 10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday.

Closed Good Friday, 24-26 December, 1 January.

Open Bank Holidays

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