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People's History Museum


Left Bank
M3 3ER

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People's History Museum

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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.

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Recent Reviews:

  • beurwolf
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Important social history museum
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th March 2018
    Gives an understanding of how the city developed, most importantly the women's suffrage movement, the riots and the unions. Lot of original pieces on displays, important banners and tapestries... Read full review
  • Richard E
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    People Get Ready..
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th March 2018
    I spent about an hour and a a half in this fantastic collection showing over 200 years of the struggle for social justice and equality in this country. It could easily have been longer . I came to it... Read full review
  • mrlukenik
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Catch up on your people's history
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th March 2018
    I visited this museum recently and had a very pleasant experience. The museum covered aspects of history including; universal suffrage, votes for women and trade union history. There were also... Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • 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)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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