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Thanks for donating to our crowdfunder!

December 18, 202011:20 amOctober 1, 2023 11:23 am

We want to say a big Thank You to everyone who has donated to our crowdfunding campaign, which takes a step closer to moving to a more accessible, visible and spacious location! We are grateful for all supporters who donated to and shared the campaign – from our native Bradford, across the UK and even Japan.  […]

We’re launching a crowdfunding campaign!

November 23, 202011:24 amOctober 1, 2023 11:26 am

For twenty years we have been championing the untold stories of radical, courageous individuals, those who risked their lives, their jobs and their social standing striving for a more peaceful, equal planet in the belief that war is never anything other than failure. We have over 9,000 objects in our unique collection which continues to expand. In […]

Digital Audience Survey

November 11, 202011:26 amOctober 1, 2023 11:30 am

While the museum remains closed during the second lockdown what we doing digitally is even more important than before. We want to continue to engage with our visitors online. We’re trying to find our how digital audiences are engaging with arts and culture online and how this might be changing. To do this, we’re carrying […]

Virtual Tours and Talks

November 10, 202011:32 amOctober 1, 2023 11:33 am

Whilst the museum still remains closed to the public due to the ongoing pandemic, our team can offer a range of virtual tours and talks for groups. Virtual Tour: Learn more about our collection and find out more about what’s in our galleries. Virtual Talks: We can offer a range of virtual talks about our […]


October 22, 202011:34 amOctober 1, 2023 11:35 am

One year ago our team were interviewed for TWENTY FOUR HOURS OF PEACE – a twenty-four-hour-long performance dedicated to the work of peace, featuring the words of 100 of today’s peacemakers.  Created by author and director Neil Bartlett, TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF PEACE was originally performed live on the stage of Manchester’s iconic Royal Exchange Theatre and simultaneously […]

Vintage Peace Posters

October 8, 202011:36 amOctober 1, 2023 11:39 am

We’re so happy to have teamed up with Bradford-based art and vintage shop – Mean Old Scene, to sell some of our vintage peace posters, cards and badges!  The range of vintage peace posters are from the 70s and 80s and feature the iconic CND logo, slogans such as ‘Women say no to nuclear waste’ and […]

Rethinking Security Blog: Peace and Pandemic

October 1, 202011:39 amOctober 1, 2023 11:43 am

Shannen Johnson, our Learning and Engagement Officer, has written a blog for Rethinking Security about our Peace and Pandemic exhibition, discussion what it was like to bring together a digital exhibition in the middle of a global pandemic. You can read the full blog here; Rethinking Security Blog Please share amongst your networks and if you […]

Closure Update

September 23, 202011:43 amOctober 1, 2023 11:44 am

The Peace Museum closed in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. We have taken the decision to remain closed for the rest of 2020 in the interests of staff and visitor safety. We will provide an update in January 2021 on our plans for reopening.  Despite the closure, we want to reassure our supporters […]

International Network of Museums for Peace Conference

September 16, 202011:45 amOctober 1, 2023 11:49 am

The Peace Museum team were supposed to be travelling to Kyoto, Japan in September 2020 to attend the International Network of Museums for Peace conference, thanks to funding awarded by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and Museums Development Yorkshire. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic, the team were unable to travel, but the conference is now […]

Peace and Pandemic online exhibition launched!

August 13, 202011:49 amOctober 1, 2023 11:51 am

Our first online exhibition Peace and Pandemic is has now launched online, exploring the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on communities and campaigning. The exhibition comprises of three different strands: Community Spirit, A Global Effort and Peaceful Protest in Lockdown, which viewers can browse through online.  The online exhibition uses photography and commentary from recent events alongside […]