Exploring migration at PHM

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My Home Is Not My Home

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Wherever the Road Takes Me

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2020 Banner Exhibition

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The Fabric of Protest

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Radical Lates

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People's History Museum
Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER
0161 838 9190
Open every day 10.00am - 5.00pm
Radical Lates: second Thurs each month 10.00am - 8.00pm
Archive & Study Centre: Mon to Fri 10.00am – 5.00pm, lunchtime closure 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Closed: 24, 25, 26 Dec, 1 Jan
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Coronavirus update: 31 March 2020

We are all having to do things very differently at the moment, as everyone seeks to minimise and overcome the impact that coronavirus (COVID-19) is having across the globe.  The museum is joined in solidarity behind the message #StayHomeSaveLives.

People’s History Museum has been closed since Thursday 19 March 2020 and the team are now working remotely, exploring new ways of inspiring people with the stories of ideas worth fighting for.

This includes rethinking and reshaping our approach to the museum’s headline theme of migration for 2020, which is being co-created with a Community Programme Team made up of people whose lives have been shaped by migration, and features many community-led projects and exhibitions.

We are certain the challenge of continuing to deliver a programme of activity will bring creative solutions and we are currently exploring alternative ways as a team and with our freelance artists of shining a light on stories of migration, sharing ideas and engaging in conversations.

Please do keep in touch and support us how you can; look out for news and updates on this website, sign up to our e-newsletter, subscribe to our blog, share on social media, make a donation if you can, and visit us when we’re back open again.

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PHM is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

Exploring migration @ People's History Museum. Illustration by Danielle RhodaThe museum provides opportunities for all people to learn about, be inspired by and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all.

PHM’s year long programme for 2020 explores migration, co-created by a Community Programme Team made up of people whose lives have been shaped by migration.

This is PHM’s most ambitious programme ever and takes place during the year in which it also marks its own 10th birthday.

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People's History Museum 10 years on. Illustration by Danielle Rhoda

People's History Museum 10 years on

The museum celebrates its 10th birthday as the home of ideas worth fighting for in 2020, here Director Katy Ashton shares why, as the national museum of democracy, the museum’s collections and our work have never been as relevant or resonant as they are today.



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To care for the health and well-being of our staff, visitors and the wider public and to reduce risk of COVID-19 from today (17 March) events and learning sessions won't be taking place at People's History Museum