We believe that by working together people can make a change

Hire our space

You can hire our space in the museum for your event, meeting, training or enterprise.



Museum Opening Times

The museum is open to the general public Wednesdays to Saturdays 10:30am-4pm in 2022. We can take bookings for groups and schools on Mondays and Tuesdays in addition to normal public open days.



Location: 31 Toad Lane,Rochdale, Manchester

Rochdale Pioneers Virtual Visit

Download our virtual visit to watch from wherever you are and make a direct contribution to our charity.


Author: Liz McIvor

Using Rochdale Pioneers Museum as a film location

Find out about using our site for filming media and shooting video content.


Author: Liz McIvor

Our impact


Historic British Co-op Societies (some are still with us!)


More local visitors than before the pandemic


Kilometres of stored archival material!

Latest news

What's on

  • Film Screening for Black History Month

    Film screening for Black History Month chosen by vote with free popcorn. No booking required. Read more

  • Pioneer Wednesday Halloween Mask Making

    Join us for a Halloween mask making craft activity in the morning, and a spooky film screening, chosen by vote in the afternoon. Read more