People’s History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.
The museum provides opportunities for all people to learn about, be inspired by and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all.
2020 marks the tenth birthday of the museum being in its home on the bank of the River Irwell in city centre Manchester; a site that combines a restored historic building and magnificent contemporary extension. It is from this location, with two permanent galleries, a state of the art conservation studio, a changing exhibition gallery, archive and study centre and extensive learning and community spaces, that the national museum of democracy invites people to discover over 200 years of ideas worth fighting for.
Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm.
The museum is free to enter with a suggested donation of £5.
Please register your free visit at https://phm.org.uk/visit/
Food and Drink
Visitors can enjoy a pop-up cafe offer from Essy’s on the ground floor (available Tues – Sun, 11.30am – 2.00pm).
The nearest car parks are:
Bridge Street NCP (1 minute walk)
Spinningfields NCP, New Quay Street (4 minutes walk)
For more information go to: www.phm.org.uk
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)|
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