Gallery of Costume (Manchester) Reviews
Description:Platt Hall / Rusholme / Manchester / M14 5LL / Tel: 0161 224 5217 / Fax: 0161 256 3278.
Newest Review: ... with explanations of why we wear what we wear (to be highly visible or well hidden, to keep warm or dry, to be safe or clean). There is also a small dressing up area with various props for children to try on. Further through into the next room is the most modern of all the display rooms with contemporary items from the 1960s up until the 1990s. This room focuses on the clothes of ordinary ... more
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by - written on 04/10/06 (Very useful, 209 readings)
The Manchester Gallery of Costume is open the last Saturday of every month. End of sentence. Not the last Saturday of every month and every Monday to Thursday, or even the last Saturday of every month and every second Wednesday. No, this is a museum that feels simply opening one day per month is enough to justify its existence and this fact is also my justification for only just having got around to visiting it despite having lived within walking distance of the place for over 6 years. The museum is in Platt Fields Park on the Rusholme / Fallowfield border of Manchester and is about a mile to the south of its sister exhibiter, the Whitworth Art Gallery, along Wilmslow ... Read the complete review
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