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People's History Museum

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Address: Bridge St., Manchester M3 3ER, England
Phone Number:
+44 161 839 6061
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This history museum chronicles the lives of Manchester's working people...

This history museum chronicles the lives of Manchester's working people during the past one hundred years.

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This history gives real context of society's evolution in Manchester and Britain. The museum has a little bit of everything. Fancy dress and a number of other hands on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This history gives real context of society's evolution in Manchester and Britain. The museum has a little bit of everything. Fancy dress and a number of other hands on activities are around every corner. There is also a lot of reading for those that enjoy to that way of learning.

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice visit, not too busy, some nice exhibitions on the political past of the country, especially liked the LGBT related stuff

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The museum is very interesting, and i learned a lot of new things. However, as a person who's learning english, i didn't get everything. Though it was a pretty interactive exhibition, there also was a lot to read about and that made the comprehesion hard to me. Plus, it's a pretty short visit, so i don't absolutely recommand it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is a very interesting museum, which we are not used to seeing. It is very entertaining because we can interact with everything inside. The topics covered are captivating and well presented. I think it is a place that advocates tolerance and that is a very positive point.

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Martigny, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you have not visited this museum yet, I recommend you strongly to go there. He is very interactive, therefore it is easy to dive in the topic of this museum. There is a corner even as the children, they will not get bored. No more excuse, go there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum tells the history of social and labor struggles. It also explains the mouvement of suffragettes that was launched bye Emmeline Pankhurst in Manchester, to claim the right of vote for women. It is an interactive museum. So modern, adapted to whellchairs and free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the museum very interesting. There were very differents subjects from one another. The themes were fine explained. We can touch most of the tings in the exhibiton. I particularly liked the part of the museum about LGBT people, because it shcws us that we are all the same.

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Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I definitely recommend this museum to everybody because it's beautiful. This museum has many interesting stories about the past. There is a nice setting and we can try costumes, for example : doctor with his patients or women's clothing in the past etc.

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Manchester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The People's History Museum is located on Bridge Street in Manchester, near the river Irwell and Salford Central train station... we visited this museum recently and had a good look round... The museum is known as the museum for democracy for Great Britain... it is one of the less well known museums in the city but is well worth a... More 

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Saillon, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum, which is not so far from the city center, is really interesting if you want to understand how British people were living some years ago. And a big part of the exhibition talks about all the revendications which are made to support the LGBT causes. With his two floors, this interactive place made us have a good time... More 

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