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People's History Museum

Bridge St., Manchester M3 3ER, England
+44 161 839 6061
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Museum of the labor movement and voting rights

This museum is different from most. As the museum suggests it is about the struggles of the... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
Richard D
Seattle, Washington
Historically Informative

First visit here, what a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. Good photographic displays of... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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This history museum chronicles the lives of Manchester's working people during the past one hundred years.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bridge St., Manchester M3 3ER, England
+44 161 839 6061
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

This museum is different from most. As the museum suggests it is about the struggles of the underclasses. There are displays on the labor movement, voting rights, women's voting rights, etc. The 18-19 century displays are more interesting than the more contemporary (post WWII). It...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed June 28, 2016

First visit here, what a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. Good photographic displays of working people part and present, galleries containing Union history, suffrage, the Co op, politics, football, banners. Really well presented something to interest everyone. Expensive shop, and a cafe...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

People's history museum is good place for visit. Kids little bit bored here. Good history place. Well maintained. Services are also good.

Thank viral06
Reviewed June 25, 2016

I've been here three or four times now. I never get bored with the place and there is always new stuff and changing exhibitions.

Thank GGWJones
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Mostly centered on people from yesterday, the museum is a great place not only to find out some interesting things about people who lived 100 or more years ago, but also to explore really interactive exhibitions. Staff are really helpful and ready to explain to...More

Thank Andreea D
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Well worth spending an hour or so here if you are visiting Manchester. Very interesting journey through the social & political history of the area, done in an engaging & accessible style.

Thank BerryandMike
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Brings you down to earth this place , if you think you have it bad now see what happened to your mothers and fathers , LOL . While i'm not from a totally working class background (my father was a chemist and not a miner...More

Thank Peter e
Reviewed June 12, 2016

This museum is very good and well maintained. It has often great special exhibitions. I fully enjoyed walking though different timelines. It is visually very stimulating.

Thank P M
Reviewed June 9, 2016

must visit place beautiful view ... a holiday to remember :) , nice food nice women , everythings just so nice <3 ...............................................................................................................................................................................

Thank adam b
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We would truly recommend the People's History Museum to anyone who has a passion for the past history of working people in Britain - a really good hour spent exploring the past and learning more about what individuals did to make us the society of...More

Thank Christine W
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Ema C
November 6, 2016|
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Response from BrightonBN1 | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours as there is so much to see and experience.
January 7, 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