Gallery of Costume

Susie Stubbs

Platt Hall, the Grade II listed Georgian house, is host to the Gallery of Costume in Rusholme. It houses one of the most important costume collections in Britain (second only to the V&A), with 20,000 fashion items from 17th century to the present in its collection. Part of Manchester City Galleries.

Platt Hall, Wilmslow Road, RusholmeManchesterM14 5LL View map
Telephone: 0161 245 7245 Visit Now

Accessibility

Full disabled access

Admission Charges

Free

Services and Facilities

Exhibitions, lecture room, workshop space

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