People's History Museum


Left Bank
M3 3ER


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    Recent Reviews:

    • 800siand
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Interesting museum, well worth a visit!
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 27th August 2021
      Such a great museum, really enjoyed my visit and wish I’d planned a longer visit so I could take it all in. Will defiantly be back on my next visit to Manchester. Also the cafe is lovely, with... Read full review
    • ETJLewis
      Crawley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Interesting and important
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 27th August 2021
      We booked in advance given that we kept being turned away from other museums as walk-ins during our stay. When we arrived, the friendly receptionist informed us on the current exhibitions. I... Read full review
    • sallyj577
      Moving experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 15th September 2021
      Even for those who are quite familiar with British history, there is a lot to see and engage with. The exhibitions are communicated in both a creative and an interactive way so much so that the hours... 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 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    Open Kitchen Cafe & Bar (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - Friday08:00 - 16:00
    Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00

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    Thursday, 3rd December 2020 - Sunday, 31st October 2021

    People looking away from camera#WELCOME?This exhibition explores the wider impact of media coverage and changing immigration controls, as well as highlighting campaigns to end the 'hostile environment' and its policies. Including photographs, newspaper covers, campaign material and video, the exhibition also presents the moving personal…
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    Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Sunday, 24th April 2022

    More in Common: in memory of Jo CoxThis exhibition represents the culmination of a comprehensive community led project inspired by the legacy of Jo Cox MP, together with an exploration of Jo’s life, work and values.
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    Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

    Child with some paper cut outsI SpyI Spy is a self-guided quiz; a fun way for first time visitors to explore the galleries, or for those that have visited before to experience their visit differently.
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    Wednesday, 21st July 2021 - Sunday, 10th October 2021

    Ceramic feet, decoratedCounter-flow: the movement of culture from one place to anotherAt the centre of this exhibition is Counter-flow, an installation of 100 pairs of ceramic feet, decorated with textile patterns from around the world, referencing current global demographic shifts and the subsequent worldwide spread of cultural identities.
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    Monday, 19th July 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

    child holding a leaflet200th birthday of the Tin Plate Workers Society bannerCome and see the oldest banner at People's History Museum. The Tin Plate Workers Society banner is 200 years old on 19 July 2021.
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    Wednesday, 28th July 2021 - Sunday, 10th October 2021

    Jarda جاردا installation, collage of green imagesJarda جارداNever before have parks, fields and forests been so important to us. At a time when green space became our only outing, this co-produced mixed media installation questions who uses these spaces and how we experience them.
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