People’s History Museum will close on Sunday 31 December 2023 and re-open on Thursday 1 February 2024 so that it can carry out further work as part of the Welcome Project at PHM, which stems from the museum’s vision to be an exemplar for accessibility.Find out more
Book a self-guided group visit and receive a welcome upon arrival with details of the latest exhibitions and self-led activities to get the most out of your visit.
Check out the information below to help you plan and book your visit.
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Times: Between 10.00am and 12.00pm or 1.00pm and 3.00pm.
Suitable for: Groups of over six people of all ages.
Capacity: 30 learners per timeslot (accompanying adults not included).
Cost: Free. All donations support the work of the museum.
Receive a welcome upon arrival with details of the latest exhibitions and self-led activities.
Lunch space: Reserve within your timeslot when booking.
Welcome document for guidance, practical information and support ahead of your visit.
Self-guided trails to print off and bring with you.
Book a group visit through the enquiry form link below, or call the Learning Team on 0161 838 9190.
We will get back to you within five working days.
Please be aware entry is not guaranteed without a booking.Book a group visit
Find out how you can use PHM’s digital interactives to immerse your group with The Match Girls’ Strike of 1888 and the Grunwick strike of 1976 to 1978.Get interactive
Discover more about the museum’s galleries, exhibitions, events, and activities for the day of your visit.Find out what's on
Explore key topics around campaigns for change through podcasts, animations, creative activities, and more – designed for use in your learning setting.Explore resources
PHM’s shop is filled with books, gifts and pocket money friendly souvenirs, inspired by the museum’s galleries and collections.
Discover materials to support the learning topics your group’s exploring.PHM shop
Take a break from exploring with a sustainable, ethical, and delicious food experience at Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar at PHM.
Enjoy a 10% student discount for college or university groups visits. Please mention when booking if you plan to visit the cafe.Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar