A Flawed Peace?

The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war…
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Object of the Moment-International Conscientious Objector Day

Conscientious Objectors To coincide with International Conscientious Objectors Day, here…
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Upcoming Museum Closures

The Peace Museum will be closed on the following upcoming…
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Join our Team! Marketing and Press Assistant Vacancy

The Peace Museum is recruiting a Marketing and Press Assistant…
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A Flawed Peace?

The Peace Museum presents A Flawed Peace? An exhibition exploring post-war peace marking the First World War Centenary. The exhibition focusses on both heritage of the war and heritage of the peace and features a 1919 copy of the Treaty of Versailles, the peace treaty signed after the war. The 1919 copy of the Treaty of […]

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Christmas at The Peace Museum

We’re having a Christmas Party and you’re invited! Join us to celebrate a peaceful Christmas and New Year with festive fizz, mince pies and samosas and see the museum after hours. We have had an exciting year at the museum this year including expanding our education programme and taking part in some more ambitious projects, […]

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The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust

Our latest exhibition The Eye as Witness: Recording the Holocaust, from National Holocaust Centre and Museum and University of Nottingham, examines the photographs taken during the Holocaust and asks the question; through who’s eyes are we seeing the past? 9th January 2020 – 29th March 2020 at The Peace Museum.  Opening event on Thursday 9th January from […]

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Projects we’re part of

Paper Peace: BLINK Dewsbury We’re so excited to have been a part of the Paper Peace project from London based arts company Emergency Exit Arts. Paper Peace is a national programme of activity exploring the UK’s peace heritage. As the lead heritage partner, we have used our collection to inspire different projects as part of Paper […]

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We’re looking for Trustees

  The Peace Museum is the only museum in the UK which is dedicated to the history and often untold stories of peace, peacemakers and the peace movement. Key elements of our work include educational outreach and promoting community cohesion. We use the collection of 7,000 artefacts, banners, posters and videos to inspire people to see […]

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Aldermaston March and Nuclear Weapons Tests

On 4th April 1958 a few thousands of people gathered on Trafalgar Square. They marched for four days, often in unfavourable weather conditions, to Aldermaston. Some of them dropped out along the route, but the majority peacefully reached their destination. The march was Britain’s first expression of mass protest after World War II. The still […]

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Over the Fence… to the other side of the world

Our latest exhibition entitled Over the Fence… to the other side of the world explores the untold stories Britain’s nuclear test veterans. We’re having a special opening event featuring talks from the guest curators Becky Alexis-Martin and Wesley Perriman as well as a chance to look around the exhibition. Drop in for a look around the […]

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From Gas Attack to Peace: An Introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum

Join International Peace Activist Elaheh Pooyandeh for an introduction to the Tehran Peace Museum and its journey ‘from Gas Attack to Peace’. Friday 27th September 5.30 – 7pm. The Peace Museum welcomes you to a special closing event for Life, Peace and Nothing Else – an exhibition of paintings by 9 year old Iranian Artist and Peace Campaigner, […]

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Heritage Open Day

We’re opening specially on Saturday 21st September from 11am-3pm, as part of Heritage Open Days. Visitors can expect free family activities and guided tours, alongside the museum’s current exhibitions. Falling on the same day as the United Nations International Peace Day, we will be exploring stories of peace as well as looking at contemporary issues with the […]

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