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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.

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Press releases from July 2021

Counter-flow: the movement of cultures from one place to another

21 July 2021
The spread of cultural identities is looked at in a new exhibition at People’s History Museum (PHM) by artist Eva Mileusnic. Counter-flow: the movement of cultures from one place to another will be exhibited until Sunday 10 October 2021 as part of PHM’s migration programme. Beginning with her own experiences, Eva takes visitors on a colourful and creative metaphorical journey that looks at the world and the demographic shifts that take place between cultures.

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Summer on a grand scale at People’s History Museum (updated)

1 July 2021
People’s History Museum has a series of must-see spectacles to enjoy on a grand scale and of a grand age this school summer holidays. A visually stunning art installation of 100 pairs of ceramic feet, a moving display of Charlie Mackesy’s 5ft tall thank you card to the nation and the 200th birthday of the oldest banner in its world-renowned collection are just some of the highlights awaiting discovery at the national museum of democracy.

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