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Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Closed Now: 13:00 - 17:00
Open today: 13:00 - 17:00
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Family day

Never been here before. Under ground in stockport. This must have horrendous for the families... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karl B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Thoroughly enjoyable

Great afternoon, although us adults enjoyed more than the 4 kids in our party! I don't know why we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet B
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Carved into the natural sandstone cliffs, the intriguing network of underground tunnels offers visitors an unparalleled insight into life in wartime Britain in the 1940's. Visitors have the opportunity of learning about the experiences of local...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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61 Chestergate, Stockport SK1 1NE, England
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+44 161 474 1940
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All reviews audio guide second world war sick bay bunk beds well worth a visit red sandstone during wwii bombing raids a real eye opener extended tour self guided own pace small room fascinating place school trip interesting visit excellent attraction
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Never been here before. Under ground in stockport. This must have horrendous for the families. So interesting. This is a family must day out . So try it. All original tunnels and beds and loos. Cant imagine what it must have been like

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Karl B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great afternoon, although us adults enjoyed more than the 4 kids in our party! I don't know why we didn't visit years ago!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Janet B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An insight into what it was like to be in Stockport during world war 2. We hear much about the battles and fighters but this museum gives a view of what it was like on the home front line during the blitz. The audio guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bobbledog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here last weekend. You are giving a little audio set and instuctions on how to use it and then get shown down some steps straight into the bunker to watch a short film then on to go around the shelter at your own...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You walk round using an audio tour, this is very informative and you learn a lot about the shelters without even realising. Lovely staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Went with a 12 year old and he was fascinated about how people managed, it can be a little dark and damp but a great attraction for stockport.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank themarpleman
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Extensive tunnels into the hillside to accommodate at least 4,000 at a critical time. Well laid out and signed, enhanced by easy to use audio handset, that responded to location to explain what was on display and optional extra related detail. Look forward to returning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank QualityTraveller2
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Amazing historical trip, definitely a must visit with children and fmaily and its important to remember such histoty.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lauraadamss
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The air raid shelters saved many live during the second world war, just by being there and providing a safe haven for people to go to. It was a useful place to go to when the planes were dropping their bombs.....this was a very worthy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Gunslinger_46
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I stumbled across this place by chance on a visit to Stockport. We only live 20 mins drive away and I feel this is a hidden gem. From the outside it looks very unimpressive and inconspicuous. However once inside, it takes you both metaphorically and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kathy R
28 June 2018|
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Response from perizada2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I am aware. Telephone to enquire
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Marion H
5 April 2018|
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Roy S
22 October 2017|
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Response from TraceyP648 | Reviewed this property |
HI Roy I don't recall seeing any it's on a busy road. They have school tours so there must be? best to call them. Regards Tracey.
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