The Pankhurst Centre

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60 - 62 Nelson Street Chorlton on Medlock
Greater Manchester
M13 9WP

The Pankhurst Centre provides a museum area open to all and a women-only space that is a unique environment in which women can learn together, work on projects and socialise. The Centre is of historical significance as it was the home of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters Sylvia, Christabel and Adela, and is the place where the first meeting of the Women's Social and Political Union took place. The small museum at the Centre pays tribute to the Pankhurst family and the Suffragette movement. It is open for visitors to look around and discover more about the Suffragettes and the Pankhurst family. The parlour, recreated as it may have been during the time the Pankhurst family lived there, has become a memorial to the Suffragette movement.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Thursday from 1000-1600, but we recommend that people phone or email before they visit, just to check, in case it is not open.



Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

The Pankhurst Centre is a non-smoking venue. Parking is available close to the Centre and the ground floor of the Centre is wheelchair accessible.


  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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