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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.

Find out more about access at PHM

Press | Ideas worth sharing

Press releases from January 2021

February and March online activities from the national museum of democracy

27 January 2021
People’s History Museum has a packed programme of online activities to bring people together through conversation, stories, music and creativity taking place in the coming weeks. 

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Help to Secure the Future of People’s History Museum

7 January 2021
People’s History Museum (PHM) is starting 2021 by asking its friends for urgent support with a Crowdfunder appeal that will help the national museum of democracy to continue its work in the year ahead.  Over 300 people have already pledged their support and figures including Ian McKellen, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Maxine Peake, Alfred Enoch, Mike Leigh, Tony Walsh and Melvyn Bragg are backing the campaign.

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