Hatworks

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Proudly describing itself as 'the UK's only museum devoted solely to the hatting industry', Hatworks is a quaint experience, displaying machinery and memorabilia from local hatting factories (once the town's prime trade, hence Stockport County FC's nickname of the Hatters).

A second floor is crammed with headwear donated by everyone from Vivienne Westwood to Fred Dibnah, plus there's an extensive family area where kids can play dress-up.

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Hatworks details

Address
Wellington Mill,
Wellington Road South,
Stockport,
SK3 OEU

Area South Manchester

Transport Bus 42, 173, 192, 203, or Stockport rail

Telephone 161 355 7770

Hatworks website

Open (last entry 4pm) 10am-5pm Tue-Sat; 11am-5pm Sun

Admission free. Tours £2.65; £7 family

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