Experience 10,000 years of Stockport's history as you travel through time from prehistoric Stockport to the present day.

Visit the Mellor pot, one of the many fantastic finds from the archaeological dig in Mellor; learn about market life in medieval Stockport; experience the thriving textile industry of the Victorian era and see the beautiful Morris & Co stained glass from Cheadle Royal Hospital. There is also a fascinating programme of temporary exhibitions and related events.

Stockport Museum

Free to all

30-31 Market Place, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK1 1ES

0161 474 4444


Opening times

Tue-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 11am - 4pm

Closed Mondays

Stockport Museums have the following health and safety measures in place to ensure the safety of visitors and staff during the ongoing pandemic.

  • We continue to recommend that face coverings are worn at all times when inside a Stockport Museums building.
  • We recommend that visitors buy/book a timed entry ticket online in advance of their visit.
  • We will operate a one-way system around the Museum.
  • We advise the use of hand sanitising stations at entry and exit points.
  • We continue with enhanced cleaning protocols.

For full visitor information please visit: www.stockport.gov.uk/museums

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