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Work completed to People’s History Museum’s historic Pump House

12 March 2020
People’s History Museum (PHM), the national museum of democracy, has completed important building works to its Grade II listed Edwardian Pump House, which have been made possible by a grant from Viridor Credits and the Landfill Communities Fund.

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Salena Godden’s poem Pessimism is for Lightweights revealed at People’s History Museum

6 March 2020
The words of activist and author Salena Godden will greet visitors to People’s History Museum in Manchester, the national museum of democracy, with the unveiling of her poem Pessimism is for Lightweights as a new permanent feature.

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People’s History Museum celebrates its 10th birthday #PHM2020

21 February 2020
The 10th birthday (13 February 2020) of People’s History Museum (PHM) was marked in a way that reflects the ethos, creativity and role of the national museum of democracy.  Banners and poetry, new interactives on the galleries, and a project for voters of the future all featured.

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People’s History Museum celebrates its 10th birthday

11 February 2020
The 10th birthday (13 February 2020) of People’s History Museum (PHM) is being marked in a way that reflects the ethos, creativity and role of the national museum of democracy. Banners and poetry, new interactives on the galleries, and a project for voters of the future all feature.

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People’s History Museum 10 years on

3 February 2020
13 February 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of People’s History Museum (PHM) opening the doors to its current building; one that like the museum, fuses the historic and the contemporary. Having a purpose built home to house its collection has been transformational for the museum since its opening in 2010. As the national museum of democracy PHM proudly stands in the heart of Greater Manchester; a city region recognised for its own progressive spirit and representation of radical ideas

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