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I had a lovely day at the people's museum and it was very informative and educational and well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
travellingkingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Lovely little visit

A wonderful and insightful museum. A must for the family or anyone who enjoys History. Filled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
russellfamily6
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Visited multiple times, always pop in when I pass. A superbly curated museum which fills an essential space of telling a story that doesn't get told by the big longer established museums. Essential visit and a treasure of the north west region, indeed a national treasure. Brilliant staff. Also the cafe is superb, excellent food and coffee, service is fantastic.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

A museum of the people for the people. Why can't we have more places like this in Britain? OUR history and culture -not the The few.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Family friendly museum, interactive and it’s all free (donation accepted of course!) We brought our little one 8 months with us and they had an area for infants that had musical instruments and toys, it kept our little one entertained for a while! The museum had a nice focus on Peterloo as its 200 years anniversary this year, great artifacts and posters that dates back which show you a bit of what Manchester was like back in the days!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

A really informative museum with a local slant. Did seem to skim both world wars with as much devoted to industrial strikes. There was also a room dedicated just to banners. Good stuff on migration and equality.
Free to enter but £5 suggested, which is great value for money.
Also excellent on the Co-op - did you know they made Stanley Matthews’ football boots?

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Foodange
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

There was a school party in the museum whilst we were there. The kids loved all of the hands on exhibits. Lots to read and explore. The 'nothing about me without me' exhibition was very good. Giving details of disability rights, political activism, law and policy. Well worth a visit and a donation (the museum is free).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 555julieannb
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