People's History Museum


Left Bank
M3 3ER

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 974 reviews974 reviews
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel:+44 (0)161 838 9190

Fax: +44 (0)161 838 9190

Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

People's History Museum

Ticket Prices

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Metrolink - The nearest Metrolink station is St Peter's Square or Piccadilly Station. From there it is a five minute walk along a pedestrianised route.

By bus - There is a free metroshuttle bus - No3 (purple line) which runs between Piccadilly and Princess Street. The nearest stop is Portland Street.

By train - We are a five minute walk from both Piccadilly and Oxford Road train stations.

Road Directions

From motorways, follow brown signs to City Art Gallery or Chorlton Street Coach Station. NCP parking is available directly behind on Bloom Street and Major Street.

Follow Us


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

  • perrygrinate
    Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Super staff and some really interesting stuff.
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th May 2019
    The temporary exhibition on the Peterloo Massacre was very interesting, and staff took great pains to answer my question about the exact location of St Peter's Fields. The permanent exhibition on... Read full review
  • Pajky3
    Petersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Different museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th May 2019
    While visited Manchester we walked in People's History Museum as well. Interesting exposition, worth a visit. Read full review
  • danny_BCN
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    so interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 17th May 2019
    spent a nice morning here. interesting permanent and temporary exhibits. free to enter. wasnt too busy for a bank holiday Read full review



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

What's Nearby

  1. A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece

    0.14 miles away
  2. One of the city’s most vibrant destinations, Spinningfields is a thriving hub for work,...

    0.16 miles away
  3. A popular calling point for touring productions and concerts, including big-name West End...

    0.19 miles away
  1. In the 90’s, The Crystal Maze was one of the UK’s favourite television shows. Now it’s...

    0.3 miles away
  2. Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first...

    0.3 miles away
  3. The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse...

    0.34 miles away
  4. An incomparable venue in the city.

    0.34 miles away
  5. Built in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the...

    0.35 miles away
  6. Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Company transforms the way people see theatre, each...

    0.36 miles away
  7. Gothic heart of Manchester city centre. Home to the town hall and many seasonal events.

    0.36 miles away
  8. An outdoor amphitheatre style venue in Manchester's city centre, home to the annual...

    0.37 miles away
  9. All Star Lanes is Manchester’s premier luxury bowling destination. Mixing boutique...

    0.38 miles away
  10. Shambles Square is a historic square situated right next to Exchange Square Metrolink...

    0.39 miles away
  11. A stunning interior with the best late medieval woodwork in the north.

    0.43 miles away
  12. A unique cultural institution that combines music, education and heritage.

    0.47 miles away
Previous Next

Search for What's Nearby

Product Type
Within miles


Saturday, 23rd March 2019 - Monday, 23rd March 2020

Disrupt? Peterloo and ProtestDisrupt? Peterloo and ProtestOn Saturday 23 March 2019 People's History Museum in Manchester will open an exhibition that tells the story that is at the very core of its being, and which represents a watershed moment in the history of our nation's democracy.
more info

Saturday, 19th January 2019 - Sunday, 5th January 2020

2019 Banner Display2019 Banner DisplayVisit 2019's selection of historic and contemporary banners – some on public display for the first time, all specially conserved by the museum's expert Conservation Team.
more info

Follow Manchester