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The volunteer-run Pankhurst Centre museum is open to visitors on Thursdays from 10am-4pm, and on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 1-4pm

For details of upcoming events, please visit our What's On page. For a list of open days in April and May, please download the PDF linked below. We will also be open for Heritage Open Days, dates to be confirmed.

Our little museum can only accommodate around 15 people at a time. If you are a group of more than 15, we ask that you pre-book a tour on a Tuesday afternoon. This is to make sure that everyone gets the chance to talk to our very knowledgable volunteers. Please e-mail for available dates.

Visit us60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9WP

The entrance to the Pankhurst Centre is on Nelson Street, opposite the Manchester Royal Infirmary entrance.

Entry is FREE but please donate to help ensure the future of this important place. 


How to get here

  • By Bus: Several bus routes run from Manchester City Centre towards the Pankhurst Centre - you'll need to get off at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Services include 15, 18, 41, 42, 43, 50, 53,111, 142, 143, 147, 197, V1, V2.

    By Bike: We don't have facilities for cycle parking at the moment, but there are public bike racks outside Morrison's on Grafton Street and at the corner of Oxford Road and Nelson Street.

    By Train: Oxford Road Station and Piccadilly Train Station are about a 30 minute walk from the Pankhurst Centre.

  • By Car: Parking is for blue badge holders only. There is a NCP / Manchester Royal Infirmary car park on Grafton Street, a short walk away. Up to 3 hours will cost you  £2.50, 3-6 hours £5 and 6-24 hours £15.

    The Pankhurst Centre is not as accessible as we would like it to be. Wheelchair users are advised to call 0161 273 5673 in advance of their visit. We're working hard to ensure that the Centre will be accessible to everybody in the future.

Group Tours of the Pankhurst Centre

Find out about the Pankhurst family and the suffragette movement at a group tour of the Pankhurst Centre. Our knowledgeable volunteers will guide you around our little museum and period parlour.  We also have a new suffragette garden which you can explore, which was crowd funded by our friends and supporters. 

Download the form here to book

or email

Joint Tours with Elizabeth Gaskell's House

See the homes of two of Manchester's most famous women on this bespoke tour! Visitors can enjoy the beautifully restored home of Victorian author Elizabeth Gaskell and experience the former home of Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst in one history-filled day trip. Our joint tours by expert guides are available to pre-book on Tuesdays from £17 per person. There is a minimum of 15 people per tour and a maximum of 40 people.

Tickets include tea/coffee and cake in the Tea Room at Elizabeth Gaskell's House. Lunch can be provided at an additional cost.

Booking is made through Elizabeth Gaskell's House. Please call 0161 273 2215 or email

Upcoming Events and Fundraisers

  • 14 Mar

    Strong Manchester Women On Display

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  • 30 May

    Mrs Pankhurst Players presents 'Deeds Not Words'

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  • 30 May

    Chloe Cousins - Strong Manchester Women Talk

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