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Lift closure

The museum’s main lift will be closed for necessary maintenance from Tues 28 May to Mon 3 June 2024, affecting lift access to Gallery Two.

Our smaller lift allows access to Gallery One.

Find out more about access at PHM
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Drop in 26 May - 2 June 2024

Make Your Mark: Playful placards

Get creative over half term
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Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar

Enjoy kids' lunch from £3.50

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Drop in 6 June - 30 September 2024

General election trail

Discover objects from 20 general elections
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Sat 8 June 2024, 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Queens of the Desert

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What was LGSM?

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Image of left to right: red bordered banner with central image of a brick building with text: The Tyldesley Miners’ Hall, 1893' and a red banner with text: 'Eastenders Against Pit Closures, Tower Hamlets Miners Support Group'.
On show until 30 December 2024

2024 Banner Exhibition

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People’s History Museum
Left Bank
Spinningfields
Manchester M3 3ER
0161 838 9190

Plan your visit

Museum & shop:
Open: 10.00am to 5.00pm, every day except Tuesdays
– Closed: 24, 25, 26 December & 1 January
Make a group booking

Labour History Archive & Study Centre:
– Visit by appointment: archive@phm.org.uk

Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar:
– Mon to Fri, 8.00am to 4.00pm
– Sat & Sun, 10.00am to 4.00pm
– Bookings: 07707 974 774 / phmbookings@openkitchenmcr.co.uk


Lift closure: Tues 28 May to Mon 3 June 2024

The museum’s main lift will be closed for necessary maintenance, affecting lift access to Gallery Two.

Our smaller lift allows access to Gallery One.

Find out more about access at PHM

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Welcome

People’s History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

Explore the radical stories of people coming together to champion ideas worth fighting for, and be empowered by the past to make a change for the future.

We are all together in the fight for a fairer world.

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