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

Schools Programme - 2022

We have a blended programme of activities for school groups at all key stages as well as for SEN pupils. These can take place at our museum, online or at your school / educational setting.



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

  • Coop Farming Pioneer Wednesday

    Join us for a Coop Farming themed Pioneer Wednesday. Read more

  • Denim Upcycle Challenge

    Denim Upcycling Workshop led by Manchester Co-op, 'Stitched Up'. Hot drinks provided. Individuals or pairs must bring their own denim (or other piece of clothing) to upcycle or mend. All other materials provided. Read more