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Lift closure

The museum’s main lift will be closed for necessary maintenance from Tues 28 May to Mon 3 June 2024, affecting lift access to Gallery Two.

Our smaller lift allows access to Gallery One.

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Press releases from December 2019

2020 banner exhibition opens at People’s History

19 December 2019
People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2020 by unveiling a new exhibition of historical and contemporary banners that will give visitors the first introduction to the theme of migration, which the national museum of democracy will be exploring in a full programme of activities throughout the year.

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People’s History Museum announces plans for 2020

2 December 2019
In 2020 People’s History Museum invites people to join the national museum of democracy on a year long journey in which it will explore the theme of migration. This will be its most ambitious programme ever and takes place during the year in which it will also mark its own 10th birthday. #PHM2020

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