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The People's History Museum is self-described as the national museum for democracy, exploring the development of democracy in Britain. The museum features a variety of rotating exhibits, and its main galleries focus on themes of workers' rights, reform, strikes and voting, among others. Highlights include a suffrogate banner from 1908, 95,000 photos detailing the history of the Labour Party and a variety of political posters.

Past visitors described the museum as a thoughtful collection of artifacts and exhibits displayed in a balanced and thoughtful way, and many said they were glad they stopped by and would recommend it. 

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is free to enter, though the museum recommends a donation of 5 pounds (about $6.50). It is accessible via the St. Peter's Square Metrolink station. For more information, visit the museum website.

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