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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.

Our smaller lift allows access to Gallery One.

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Press | Ideas worth sharing

Press releases from October 2019

People’s History Museum presents first UK stage production of ‘Red’ Ellen Wilkinson’s story

24 October 2019
The first professional performance of Ellen’s Longest Night, telling the incredible story and legacy of politician Ellen Wilkinson, will take place in her home city of Manchester at People’s History Museum where she is heralded as one of its Radicals.

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‘There is no planet B’ creative disobedience day at People’s History Museum

11 October 2019
People’s History Museum is putting environmental action at the centre of its October half term activities with ‘There is no planet B’ creative disobedience day on Sunday 27 October.  This is a day for families that is designed to inspire both young children and teenagers, that has been created in partnership with organisations, campaigners and communities so that all can find out how they can make a difference.

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First in the Fight launches

9 October 2019
Join the authors, illustrators and contributors for the official launch of First in the Fight on Thursday 14 November 2019 at People’s History Museum.

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October half term at People’s History Museum

2 October 2019
People’s History Museum (PHM) has an array of creative activities planned for October half term that explore ideas around the past, present and future of protest for families.

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