Learn | Ideas worth learning about

PHM offers an engaging Learning Programme, providing opportunities for early years, schools, colleges, universities, adult and community groups, and families to 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.

Ideas Worth Exploring - at home and online

Events, activities, and resources to connect you with PHM’s unique collections and stories, exploring the development of democracy in Britain.

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Ideas Worth Exploring - at home and online © People’s History Museum

Early Years & Primary

Early Years & Primary @ People's History Museum


  • British values
  • Manchester then and now
  • Living and working conditions of the 19th century
  • Suffragettes

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Secondary @ People's History Museum


  • Revolution and Reform
  • Migration
  • Power and the People
  • Post war Britain

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College & University

College & University @ People's History Museum


  • Rights and responsibilities of citizens
  • Migration
  • Empires and the people

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Adult, Community & Young People

Adult, Community & Young People @ People's History Museum

Come together to explore the development of democracy in Britain: past, present and future, through Guided Tours, Living History performances and artist-led workshops.

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Learning resources

Holy Name PS, creative writing @ People's History Museum, 25.03.15 (6)

We have a range of resources that can be used to support your learning either at the museum or in your educational setting.

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We Love Kids in Museums

The museum is Family Friendly throughout, with hands-on stuff in every gallery for all ages to enjoy.

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Arts Council England Artsmark Partner

We are a proud Artsmark partner supporting schools to offer enriching arts experiences.


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Living History performance @ People's History Museum
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