Death of the Salesman

A CHT blog post about the training of a co-op salesman (1945) Read more

Who were the Rochdale Pioneers?

Join us (at the museum or via zoom) on our 178th anniversary for a talk on the Rochdale Pioneers. Wednesday 21st December 18:00 - 19:00. Read more

Jobs and volunteering -

Job opportunities and information about volunteering with us. Read more

Using Rochdale Pioneers Museum as a film location

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

Co-ops Fortnight and the importance of ingredients

A CHT blog post to mark Co-ops Fortnight which runs between 20th June and 3rd July 2022. Read more

Majesty and the Movement - A Jubilee Blog Post

A CHT Blog Post marking the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 2022. Read more

Our new virtual visit is live!

Our virtual visit to Rochdale Pioneers Museum is now available to rent on demand. Read more

Rochdale Pioneers Virtual Visit

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

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. *Every other Saturday, please check the website before visiting. Read more

Examining everyday colonialism in our collections

A CHT blog post looking at the topic of colonialist language and bias in the collections of the Co-operative Archive. Read more

The co-op dividend - what is it?

CHT blog post explaining the dividend and how it works today. Read more

Schools - We come to you!

An alternative to making a class visit to the museum Read more

The Story of the Co-operative Women's Guild

Kate Woodward looks at the fascinating history of the Co-operative Women's Guild and the impact they made from 1883-2016. Read more

Crisis Collection: Calling all Co-ops!

The Co-operative Heritage Trust is seeking to record the unique coronavirus situation and its impact upon co-operatives for posterity in its collection. Read more

Co-op History Talks

We offer talks on the history of the co-operative movement here at Holyoake House. Read more

Donating to our collections

What to do with objects which might be part of the history of the Co-operative Movement. Read more

Accessibility Information

Information about our accessibility at Rochdale Pioneers Museum. Read more

Governance

The Co-operative Heritage Trust is an independent charity registered 1121610. It is run by a board of trustees for the continuance of the trust's mission to share the heritage of the co-operative movement in the UK for the benefit of society. Read more