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People's History Museum

Type:Museum

Left Bank
Spinningfields
Manchester
GREATER MANCHESTER
M3 3ER

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People's History Museum

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Map & Directions

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.

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.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Colin19654
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting Gem
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    My wife and I with our 8 year old grandson visited the Peoples History Museum on a wet Monday morning at half term. We were not sure if it would be suitable for my grandson and to be fair he enjoyed... Read full review
  • brenhell
    brenhell@aol.com
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th October 2017
    Good to see a FREE museum covering workers rights and struggles for a change. Great story boards that didn't try to cram too much in. Very entertaining display of political cartoons as you come in... Read full review
  • natalie b
    Trip Type:
    Family
    very imformative!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 22nd October 2017
    went here on a trip with university and it was very interesting, good insight into WW1 , rationing and the NHS, more suited for older children and adults, very educational. Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Accessibility

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

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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