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The Whitworth


The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER

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Tel:+44 (0)161 275 7450

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M60. The Gallery is situated on Oxford Road, 1.5 miles south of Manchester City Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Oxford Road. Walk south from station, straight down Oxford Road.

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Recent Reviews:

  • slightlydisapp0inted
    Altrincham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Frost Fest
    2 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th December 2016
    A superb spacious and modern art gallery with regularly changing exhibtions of works by famous artists. However the lovely cafe is let down by lenghty queues resulting in a 25 minute wait for a... Read full review
  • IanH264
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Gorgeous location, superb Gallery
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th December 2016
    This gallery has regular high quality exhibitions and a very nice cafe to boot. Since the refurbishment it has really moved up into one of the serious UK galleries. If it can develop the woodlands... Read full review
  • Will D
    Trip Type:
    Great space and Andy Warhol exhibition
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th December 2016
    I went to the gallery for the first time yesterday with my girlfriend as it was the Frost Fair this weekend. The frost fair had a small ice-rink at the front of the gallery with lots of little food... Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop in lecture theatre
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - For special exhibitions, please phone (0161) 275 7450 for details.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed gallery bistro serving light refreshments and lunches seats 32.
  • Picnic Site

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)
Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 21:00
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* The gallery will be closed on 24-26 December, 1 January 2017.

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