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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 January 2022

Lots of Family Fun awaits at People’s History Museum for February Half Term

31 January 2022
This February half term People’s History Museum (PHM) will be rolling out the red carpet for families with lots to love at the national museum of democracy. PHM will be open seven days a week for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began; there will be plenty of Family Friendly activities to enjoy; Open Kitchen will be serving a special Family Friendly menu and PHM shop will be stocked with Family Friendly ideas to take home.

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People’s History Museum urges visitors to join it in standing Together With Refugees

10 January 2022
People’s History Museum (PHM) wants the government to rethink its approach to refugees and the changes that are proposed under the Nationality and Borders Bill. It has added its voice to the Together With Refugees coalition, made up of international development charities, grassroots and community organisations, refugee-led groups and cultural institutions who all believe that how we treat refugees is about who we are and that this should be effective, fair and humane.

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