“It was in October, 1903, that I invited a number of women to my house in Nelson Street, Manchester for the purposes of organisation. We voted to call our new society the Women’s Social and Political Union.”
~ Emmeline Pankhurst, In My Own Words
The house where the Suffragette movement was formed still stands and is now known as ‘The Pankhurst Centre.’ The small Pankhurst museum pays tribute to the Pankhurst family and the Suffragettes. The Museum is open for visitors to look around and discover more about the movement and the family. The Pankhurst parlour has become a memorial to the Suffragette movement.
The museum is open for all to come and visit, entry is free:
THURSDAYS – 10am ~ 4pm
SUNDAYS – 2nd & 4th each month 1pm – 4pm