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People's History Museum

Type:Museum

Left Bank
Spinningfields
Manchester
GREATER MANCHESTER
M3 3ER

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  • CampaignWe're Good To Go We're Good To Go 2020

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The museum is free to enter with a suggested donation of £5.

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  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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4.5 of 5 stars
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      78
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 254clarej
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Great museum, have visited it quite a few times already and will do again.
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st October 2020
      Really interesting museum with lots of information about people from Manchester and other places who have fought for everyone to get the vote, for the right to be in a trade union and for everyone to... Read full review
    • markfarrow77
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Essential history
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th October 2020
      The museum is exceptional in that it informs and educates on the subject of people's struggle for a fairer world - wonderful exhibits and interactive displays - but not for touching at the moment! Read full review
    • R4412BQkeithc
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th November 2020
      Lovely place and really informative. Was a great place that highlights history throughout the years. Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • 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 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Friday08:00 - 16:00
    Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00

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