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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 | Ideas worth sharing

Press releases from January 2019

First Rumours debuts at People’s History Museum

28 January 2019
New Stephen M Hornby work on the Bermondsey by-election to be performed during LGBT History Month 2019

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Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run inspired by Longfella

23 January 2019
Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run has worked with runners and well known Manchester faces to create a film showcasing the Do Something poem by Mancunian poet Tony Walsh. The film was revealed for the first time at People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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Revolution is in the air for Valentine's Day at People's History Museum

15 January 2019
People’s History Museum is coupling revolution and romance with a special Radical Relationships guided tour taking place on Valentine's day 2019

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2019 banner display opens from Saturday 19 January 2019 at PHM

11 January 2019
People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2019 with a new exhibition of historic and contemporary banners that reflect themes of protest. This display launches a year of exhibitions and events to commemorate 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre (16 August 1819).

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