This is an outstanding museum. Fascinating stuff about the Peterloo massacre and i'm a sucker for museums where you can touch exhibits. Plus, you can try hats on!
I love the banners in this museum-you could spend one visit just concentrating on those alone. It looks like a small museum but is packed with artefacts and papers and documents and hands on activities. Will appeal to all ages.
I agree with other reviews. I live in Manchester and it's the first time I have visited. fascinating political history of Manchester. I'm not sure how many hours you could occupy children and would suggest the Science Museum is much better for them. As an adult it was really informative. I do agree the info signs about the exhibits can... More
This museum captures the spirit of real people struggling against the odds to assert their right to dignity and recognition. Moving and emotional for anyone who is interested in the history and experience of ordinary people and, it must be said, WE ARE THE PEOPLE. Some great interactive exhibits. We found this museum moving and informative and we came out... More
Lots of working class social history to see here. There are lots of engaging things to do and it's very interesting to see what has happened through the ages. It's in a great location, just a couple of minutes' walk from Salford Central Station and only a short walk into Manchester City Centre. It's also free to visit, which is... More
this place seems larger on the inside some great social history and more allow more time than you would think theres loads to see, and a great little coffee shop restaraunt on site
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