People's History Museum, Manchester

Open Wed to Sun, 10.00am - 5.00pm

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People's History Museum shortlisted for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022

We've been shortlisted!

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Exploring the 2022 banner exhibition European Nuclear Disarmament banner, 1980s

2022 Banner Exhibition

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Spinning the Trail picker wheel at the Passport stand to see which Passport to follow round 'Migration a human story'

Migration: a human story

Follow the Family Friendly Passport Trail

FREE ENTRY, suggested donation £5

People’s History Museum
Left Bank
Manchester M3 3ER

0161 838 9190

Museum & shop:
– Open: Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 5.00pm
– Closed: Mon and Tues (term time)

Labour History Archive & Study Centre:
– Open: Wed to Fri, 10.00am to 4.00pm (lunchtime closure 12.00pm to 1.00pm)
– Closed: Mon, Tues, weekends and all English bank holidays.

Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar:
– Mon to Fri, 8.00am to 4.00pm
– Sat & Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm
Bookings: 07707 974 774

Lates: After hours events, onsite or online

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PHM is the national museum of democracy

Exploring migration at People's History Museum. Illustration by Danielle RhodaWe tell the story of the past, present and future of democracy in Britain. The right to vote, time to rest, fair pay – what has led to the freedoms we have today and what still needs to be done for a better future?

At PHM, 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.

Our 2021-22 programme puts a spotlight on the theme of Migration.

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Axel Void, Peterloo Mural 2018 courtesy of People's History Museum

The home of ideas worth fighting for

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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