open every dayMain Gallery OneThere have always been ideas worth fighting for. Join a march through time following Britain's struggle for democracy over two centuries
The museum is free to enter with a suggested donation of £5
The main story of the museum is told in two purpose built galleries located on the first and second floor. The galleries have been divided into seven themes and roughly follows a chronological order over the last 200 years. The story starts with the Peterloo Massacre of 1819 and ends in the present day.