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Central Library


St. Peters Square
Greater Manchester
M2 5PD

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Tel:+44 (0)161 234 1900

Fax: +44 (0)161 236 6230

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Recent Reviews:

  • 3remyw
    Central library
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 2nd December 2016
    You need to go up to the silent room, this space is so nice!! Not realy something to spend a lot of time but its free entrance so nice to put on your to do list! JUST BE QUIET 😉 Read full review
  • Daisy S
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely building!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 2nd December 2016
    Really nice, big library. Fantastic layout. Friendly staff. Perfect location right in Manchester city centre. Read full review
  • Qazim M
    Singapore, Singapore
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Modern Library
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 30th November 2016
    Expected a rather old-fashioned library (don't be deceived by the exterior). Enjoyed myself with the digital interactives inside. The team has done a good job in making the library a fun place! Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction


  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • On-Site café/restaurant

Provider Facilities

  • Lift
  • Toilets

Imported Facilities

  • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)
  • Open All Year

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
Monday - Thursday09:00 - 19:30
Friday - Saturday09:00 - 16:30
Bank HolidayClosed

* Mon-Thur: 10am-8pm. Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm. Mon-Sat. Closed Bank Holidays.

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