Ideas Worth Exploring
29 April 2020
Ideas Worth Exploring features PHM favourites that have been taken online, digital learning resources and brand new initiatives, all of which can be accessed and experienced remotely until the museum is able to open to the public following the lockdown across the UK that has resulted from Covid-19.
People’s History Museum launches Vital Voters for the voices of the future
17 April 2020
Today (17 April 2020) People’s History Museum launches a new project that invites young people to connect with and explore what democracy means to them. Vital Voters is a way for under 18s to experience for themselves what a powerful force for change democracy can be.
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.
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.
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.