People's History Museum


Left Bank
Greater Manchester
M3 3ER

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    Recent Reviews:

    • NorthStar18856281429
      Tokyo, Japan
      People's History Museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 20th September 2023
      I could learn about the political history. they have fantastic exhibitions from English Civil War to now. Read full review
    • thatsanicecoat
      Erfurt, Germany
      Interactive and Inclusive
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 20th September 2023
      I recently visited the People's History Museum in Manchester and was pleased with its interactive exhibits. It's great to see a museum engaging visitors in such a hands-on way. I also appreciated the... Read full review
    • bec721
      Stockport, United Kingdom
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      Excellent for children of all ages
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 22nd September 2023
      Excellent museum with loads of interactive child friendly exhibits. We brought a 1 year old and he loved it, there was a lot for him to engage with. The staff are friendly and we had cake at the cafe... 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 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday10:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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