Rochdale Pioneers Museum is reopening its doors to visitors from Saturday, 29 August.
Owned by the Co-operative Heritage Trust, the museum is situated in the historical conservation area of Toad Lane. The building – where the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society started trading on 21 December 1844 – features a recreation of the original shop and an extension with additional rooms.
The museum will extend its opening hours in September , opening Wed-Fri, 11:00 -15:00. Anyone wishing to visit must book a free timed ticket for each person online. Booking can be made two weeks in advance. Visitors will need to wear a mask when they visit and provide details for contact tracing.
Those who cannot make it to the museum in person can sign up for digital tours by contacting [email protected].
The museum has been awarded the Visit England ‘good to go’ mark to show we have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.
More information is available on the museum’s website.