You can help Secure our Future

by People's History Museum in Manchester, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th January 2021 we successfully raised £42,920 ( + est. £8717.25 Gift Aid ) with 1320 supporters in 42 days

People's History Museum desperately needs your help to get through the Covid crisis. Every penny raised will help secure the museum's future

by People's History Museum in Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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Elle Morris 26th January 2021

I have been the PHM for work meetings but I have never had the time to really visit. It would be a terrible shame if it closed as it provides accessible and vital history. There isn’t a lot of museums like this. I hope to visit once it is safe to do so.

Jane Hughes 25th January 2021

History is my thing. In 1998/99 I was an Education Intern at PHM as part of my MA Museum Studies course. I loved it, and 20 odd years on, am happy to support their work.

Jim Creed 25th January 2021

The People's History Museum is such a creative, informative and inclusive place. It's an inspirational museum that is vital to Manchester and the UK. They also love a bit of Paul Peter Piech (and it was a joy to help show his work there in 2016/17). There have always been ideas worth fighting for - People's History Museum is one of them!

Ben Marsh 25th January 2021

Such a fabulous museum and team, with whom I had many exchanges in relation to Peterloo2019 and the Age of Revolution project. Hope that we can turn a corner soon, and thanks for all you do on behalf of people's history and heritage.

Jim Livesey 23rd January 2021

I wasn't aware of the People’s History Museum before today but I know I would be keen to visit when the world returns to some sort of normality, so I hope your appeal is successful and you are able to continue your valuable work.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Thank you for becoming a PHM super fan, your support means to much to us during this exceptionally challenging time. You'll receive a personalised thank you from PHM's team for helping to secure the museum's future.

£25 or more

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£25 Reward

By pledging £25, you'll be offered the opportunity to join a virtual PHM Collection highlights tour. Be inspired by ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, co-operation, and a fair world for all. Subjects to be explored in this online session include the Peterloo Massacre, the suffragettes, and the Grunwick strike.

£30 or more

Radical Supporter

Pledging £30 will see you become a Radical Supporter. You will enjoy a range of benefits, including: A hand-written thank you in your Radicals pack, invitations to all museum exhibition previews, regular updates from the museum, and 10% discount in the shop and cafe with your Radical membership card

£30 or more

Join the Radicals: Gift it!

Give a Radical Supporter gift! A hand-written thank you in a Radicals pack posted to your recipient, invitations to all museum exhibition previews, regular updates from the museum, and 10% discount in the shop and cafe with your Radical membership card. Please email [email protected] once you have donated, providing the recipients name, address and a message you'd like to include.

£300 or more

Radical Friend

Pledging £300 or more will see you having the opportunity to engage more deeply with the museum and its collections. As a Radical Friend you enjoy a range of benefits, including all the benefits of a Radical Supporter plus: Invitations to special museum events, and your name or organisation listed on our website as a Radical Friend of PHM.

£903 or more

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Bespoke Virtual Tour

Cover our costs for a day! £903 a day to maintain our online presence, look after the collections, and take care of our historic listed building. All pledges of £903 or more will be offered a bespoke virtual or physical tour of PHM, tailored to your interests. This pledge can be purchased as a gift for friends/relatives.

£1,000 or more

Radical Sponsor

You will recieve all the benefits of being a Radical Friend, plus by pledging to become a Radical Sponsor you can personalise your support by sponsoring one of our Radicals or a Radical of your choice for £1,000 a year. Find out more at

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