Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions

The Peace Museum’s unique exhibitions explore peace history as well as contemporary issues, local heritage, peacemakers stories and the ways in which people have worked to make the world a better place to live.

See the unique artefacts and exhibitions on display, by visiting our small, but attractive Museum galleries. Our current exhibits encompass local, national and international peace history.

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Exhibitions

No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride

As part of our exhibition Peace OUT – exploring LGBTQ+ activism and peacemaking we invite you to No Pride in War – Reflections on Pride, an informal discussion event reflecting on this year’s Pride season. Join us on Thursday 5th September at The Peace Museum for this informal talk.  Speakers from The Peace Museum, Peace Pledge […]

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Chernobyl-A Nuclear Disaster

The events of 26th April 1986 have had a renewed interest since the release of HBO’s television series, examining the aftermath of the nuclear disaster. Millions across the world have watched the series. Tourism has increased to the region. Has Chernobyl renewed the debate around nuclear power? Emilia Bazydlo examines the event and how it […]

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Children’s Art Competition – Life, Peace and Nothing Else

Inspired by our brand-new exhibition of work by 9-year-old Iranian artist, Kimiya entitled Life, Peace and Nothing Else, we’re running a Children’s Art Competition! On the subject of Life, Peace, and Nothing Else, artist Kimiya has created nearly thirty acrylic on canvas paintings to emphasise, in her words “the importance of peace for all inhabitants […]

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Life, Peace and Nothing Else – New Exhibition

The Peace Museum is delighted to announce a brand new temporary exhibition, Life Peace and Nothing Else featuring work by 9 year old Iranian artist, Kimiya. At  the age of nine years old Kimiya Nazanin Nargess Esmailpour has already had two painting exhibitions in the National Art Gallery of Iran. A child prodigy, with an IQ of 130, Kimiya is now having her second solo exhibition in the United Kingdom at The Peace Museum. On the subject of “Life, […]

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A Flawed Peace? Closing event

  Join us to mark the closing of our exhibition – A Flawed Peace? on The Centenary of the Treaty of Versailles, Friday 28th June from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Enjoy a reception with time to explore the exhibition and hear talks from museum staff alongside notable WWI historian, Dr Kathryn Hughes, who will be delivering […]

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Peace OUT

Peace OUT is a project exploring Peace and LGBTQ+ activism by The Peace Museum. Peace OUT explores campaigns for peace organised by LGBTQ+ groups and researches LGBTQ+  groups locally and their relation to peace as well as uncover stories of Bradford and West Yorkshire LGBTQ+ peacemakers and activists. As part of this project, The Peace […]

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A Flawed Peace? Special Saturday Opening

We have a special Saturday opening with opportunity to view current exhibition  A Flawed Peace? an exhibition exploring post-war peace marking the First World War Centenary. The 18th of January is 100 years since the opening of the Versailles conference.  Saturday 19th January- 11am till 3pm. Free entry (Donations welcome).   The exhibition focusses on both heritage […]

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