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NACO Centenary Exhibition

Our new exhibition to commemorate the centenary of The National Association of Co-operative Officials (NACO) is now open to the public. You can view the exhibition from Tuesday to Saturday between 10am until 5pm. … Read more

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Sun shines on Toad Lane

On Saturday 27 June the sun shone for the Toad Lane Fun Day, a partnership between the Rochdale Pioneers Museum and St Mary in the Baum Church. The fun day was well attended and … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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New WWI exhibition opens

On Saturday 27 June a new WWI exhibition is to be unveiled at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum. On the Outbreak of WWI in 1914, there were over 1500 co-operative societies in Great Britain, with … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Tripadvisor 2015 winner

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has been recognised as a top-performing attraction as reviewed by travellers on the world-wide Tripadvisor site. The Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence is now in its fifth year and celebrates excellence … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Tender – Project artist(s)

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has recently opened a new exhibition ‘From Shop Floor to Front Line’ about the experiences of co-operative employees and members during WWI. The exhibition covers themes including soldiers’ experiences, conscientious … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Museum is a ‘hidden gem’

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum, has been named a ‘hidden gem’ in the VisitEngland accolades just over two years after reopening following a major Heritage Lottery-funded refurbishment. The accolades, introduced by VisitEngland for the first … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Antiques Road Trip filming

Crew from the BBC2 show Antiques Road Trip recently visited the Rochdale Pioneers Museum to look at the story of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society and its importance to the modern co-operative movement. On … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Going bananas!

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum has gone bananas for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 23 February until 8 March. The museum on Toad Lane kicked off the festivities with a Fairtrade Tea Party … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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Candles and Champagne to mark 170 years

Rochdale is known as the birthplace of the modern co-operative movement, as it was here exactly 170 years ago, that the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society opened their store selling pure food at fair prices … Read more

Written by Jenny.Broadbent

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