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Gallery of Costume, Manchester

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TripAdvisor
  • Handsome and almost symmetrical Georgian country house - on the edge of Platt Fields Park in Rusholme. Now a branch of Manchester City Art Gallery housing their costume collection from 17th century to...  more »
  • Visited the Mary Quant exhibition which was good. The gallery is small and friendly and worth a quick visit if in the area (pop down from visiting the Whitworth)  more »
  • Nice gallery of fashions with some very rare pieces. There is a painted fan that is almost 400 years old. The exhibit on stays was interesting: it's difficult to imagine how long it must have taken to...  more »
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  • Interesting albeit a small and very limited display.
  • Not really sure why this place exists. The building is great to look at but the contents are pretty rubbish. Perhaps you need to have an interest in old clothes, but even then i don't see a narrative.
  • Free little museum to wander round if you're in the park anyway