Inform Engage Inspire Act Welcome! The Peace Museum is unique, the only one of its kind in the UK. We are open to visitors Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 am until 4.00 pm and at other times by appointment. Our website explains what is currently going on in the Museum, provides information about […]
The second edition of the Routes to Peace Heritage Trail pocket guide is now available just click on this link to download. Please be patient it’s a big file and may take a while . You are welcome to print as many copies as you wish, to use for educational and leisure purposes. Collect a hard […]
The Peace Museum is nearing the completion of a new resource for intending teachers and those already in post.Choices Then and Now is a cross curricular approach to teaching about World War I and recent and current conflicts, considering the choices available to and made by people in response to key events and ‘days that […]
Please see the flyer below for details of how to get your school or college involved in the Choices Then and Now project. Choices Flyer for Schools Final
PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAY POSTER - YEAR OF THE CHILD 1979 Today is International Day for People with Disabilities (IDPD). The theme for this year is ‘Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all’. Over one billion people world-wide (or 15 per cent of the population) have a disability in some shape or form. […]
Our roving reporter Jude, was one of the many who went from Bradford to Normandy on the 21st September 2013 (to mark Peace One Day). They went to remember and commemorate the events of D-Day (June 6th 1944). They wanted in particular to remind people of the 9,000 men who died on the Normandy beaches and […]
Click here to find out about this amazing 2013 Peace Day event.
This week Saturday is ‘Peace One Day’ a global day of peace. The Museum will be open from 10.00 am until 2.00 pm. Please come along and get your copy of the Routes to Peace Heritage Trail and take a stroll around BD1. Visit http://peaceoneday.org/ to find out other ways in which you can get involved. ”Peace […]
Please click on this link to find out about the Peacemaker International (Bradford) community event for Peace One Day, 21st September 2013. All welcome!
PEACE NEWS NEWSPAPER ARTICLE – ‘THE NEWINGTON LODGE DEMONSTRATION’ Driving to work today, there was a news item on the radio about Bradfordians camping in City Park to raise awareness about the increasing number of homeless young people. This demonstration in 2013 echoes another about homeless fifty years ago in London. The headline of the […]
GLUE ME PEACE POSTER A new temporary exhibition about Nobel Peace Prize winners is now on show! This exhibition highlights some of the achievements and work by several Nobel Peace Prize winners with objects on display from our collections, such as Nobel Peace Prize medals, peace posters and commemorative artefacts. One object on display is […]
’Free Nelson Mandela’ Badge The 18th of July is Nelson Mandela International Day. This annual celebration promotes peace and equality while honouring Mandela (on his birthday) for his achievements through his civil rights activism and South African presidency. Nelson Mandela was born in 1918 in South Africa. In his early twenties, Mandela became involved with […]
Visitors to the Peace Museum often comment on the banners on display created by Thalia Campbell. Thalia has a huge archive of important peace memorabilia and is in desperate need of help in cataloging and archiving properly her collection. She is willing to pay reasonable travel expenses to anyone who is able to help with […]
Maryam is guesting as our researcher today and here is her choice of ‘Object of the Week’. Axel’s Suitcase The 75th Anniversary of Kindertransport The Kindertransport was an astonishing operation to rescue Jewish children and young adults from German occupied Europe. This suitcase is a symbol of the many children who had to leave […]
What a day! Many thanks to everyone who helped to make the Routes to Peace finale and the launch of the Routes to Peace Heritage Trail such a big success yesterday; we had a wonderful and very busy day. Centenary Square was packed with children and it was great to see so many passers by joining […]