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People's History Museum

Bridge St., Manchester M3 3ER, England
+44 161 839 6061
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What a find this was ! An incredible history of the working classes in Manchester and how they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ray G
London, United Kingdom
Intresting exhibition

Want with my sister in law and could have spent twice as long as we did to take in all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bridge St., Manchester M3 3ER, England
+44 161 839 6061
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a find this was ! An incredible history of the working classes in Manchester and how they often led the struggle for equality. I never knew about Peterloo and how it shaped the future of parliamentry representation for the working class.I had the benefit...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Want with my sister in law and could have spent twice as long as we did to take in all the information. Didn't have time to stop at the cafe but it looked intresting. Shop was a little disapointing but overall a very intresting trip...More

Thank floppypuppy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took a tour of museum which is focussed on 'ordinary people's lives' starting back when only a few people were entitled to vote up to when to universal suffrage, the rise of the unions and Thatcher emasculation of them etc. The museum also has a...More

Thank HughMc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful and thought provoking museum. With displays still very relevant today. A moving story of how struggles in the past have given us precious rights that we need to treasure.

Thank joseph850
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been a number of times and material is always interesting and well displayed. Usually covers issues about ordinary working people as the title suggests - often about things which happened in living memory for many (current display is about 1997 and the election of New...More

Thank Keithyp1
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're interested in social and political history this museum is a must! Free entry, friendly staff who provide you with a map. LGBT+ exhibition was very informative. Lovely cafe and little shop.

Thank LisaKalugin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for everyone. I could not believe how different groups of people have been treated and in some cases so recently!

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to visit a temporary exhibition which was very insightful, will definitely be keeping an eye out for any new exhibitions that pop up at the museum!

Thank bredpath2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

You perhaps need to have an interest in UK social and political history to really enjoy this place but it's certainly a diverting hour or so and well worth a visit. Entry is free and there's a wealth of material displayed over 2 floors ina...More

Thank cricketguru
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing museum. If you believe in equality and fairness please visit. Free to enter. Lovely helpful staff, a brilliant cafe and a well stocked shop and gift area.

Thank Joanne H
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Ema C
Hi. Cca how much it takes to visit it?
6 November 2016|
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Response from BrightonBN1 | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours as there is so much to see and experience.
Hi, We have a flight just after 9am on Saturday 6th December. Can we ask at what time breakfast starts and at what time we should leave by (a) taxi or (B) by Skytrain/Airport train please?
8 January 2015|
Response from cindylou45 | Reviewed this property |
Hi It seems that you have chosen the right day to arrive as the café opens at 8.00 on Saturday. I'm not sure about travelling times from airports as I was staying in the area and walked. The People's History Museum has a... More