The Graves of the Rochdale Pioneers – Finding the Trail

Staff from the Rochdale Pioneers Museum explore Rochdale Cemetery to find the graves of the Rochdale Pioneers Read more

Incredibly Pioneering Summer

An overview of our wonderfully pioneering workshops from Summer 2023 Read more

Together We are Stronger

A CHT blog post by our Archivist, Jane Donaldson. Read more

Food help for charities from your local Co-op Stores

If you are a charity operating close to a Co-op Group store, Caboodle is a platform set up to prevent food waste. Read more

Jobs and volunteering -

Job opportunities and information about volunteering with us. Read more

Schools Sam Ashworth loan box

Borrow our activity loan box for your school or community group - free of charge if you can collect and return to Rochdale Pioneers Museum Read more

Death of the Salesman

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

The Co-op Movement and the White Poppy

A CHT Blog Post Written by our Archivist about the Co-operative Association with the White Poppy to mark Remembrance Day. 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 2023. We can take bookings for paying groups and schools on Mondays and Tuesdays in addition to normal public open days. *Every other Saturday, please check the website or our social media pages 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