PHM is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.
On this blog we share posts from the PHM team and other experts, with behind the scenes stories, coverage of our exhibitions, events, and Learning Programme, and highlights from our unique collection.
People’s History Museum’s Researcher Dr Shirin Hirsch takes a closer look at the history of migrant workers documented in the museum’s collection.
Here’s a selection of events, activities, and resources to keep you connected with the museum – at home and online.
Dr Claire Kennan, from the Department of History at Royal Holloway, University of London reveals the influence of unions stretching back to the Middle Ages.
Programme Officer Zofia Kufeldt gives us an introduction to the museum’s LGBT+ collections and shares her highlights for next month’s OUTing the Past Festival.
The turbulent tale of the Manchester Martyrs; three dubiously convicted young Irishmen hanged outside the New Bailey Prison in Salford, just across the River Irwell from where the People’s History Museum is today.