Central Library


St. Peters Square
Greater Manchester
M2 5PD

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Recent Reviews:

  • anthonyl994
    Trip Type:
    Great place to read or listen to music in a beautifully designed building.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
    Impressed by the layout and the collections of books that cover all possible topics. The circular format of the building lends itself very well to being a library. Read full review
  • GrandTour733661
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Saturday visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th July 2019
    Love the building with style and went inside to explore the facilities with lots of interests full of historical books to look at the best is the staff's helpful attitudes Read full review
  • bsandrs
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Not your average Library.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 16th July 2019
    The library in Manchester plays a central part in City life. Not only a large impressive building, but with multiple links to the community. We have visited on several occasions during our stay... Read full review



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

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • On-Site café/restaurant

Imported Facilities

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

Provider Facilities

  • Lift
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Thursday09:00 - 19:30*
Friday - Saturday09:00 - 16:30*

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

Mon-Sat. Closed Bank Holidays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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