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.
People’s History Museum houses the world’s largest collection of trade union and political banners. In this month’s blog, our Conservator, Kloe Rumsey shines a light on the conservation work she undertook to prepare a previously unseen banner for our 2020 Banner Exhibition.
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.
Writer and Editor of Haunt Manchester, Emily Oldfield, reviews People’s History Museum’s 2020 Banner Exhibition focusing on the theme of migration.