Central Library

Type:Libraries

St. Peters Square
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M2 5PD

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Tel:+44 (0)161 234 1900

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Recent Reviews:

  • Sue G
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely building and excellent research facility
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd December 2018
    Beautiful reading room and excellent research area although you need to book this if you want something in the archive. Worth a visit just of look round the building Read full review
  • jillmccarthy2017
    Lake District, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful building.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th December 2018
    It was usually out of hours, when we passed, but this building is an amazing piece of architecture. It is a beautiful sight and good photographic opportunity. At night it is beautifully lit up. Read full review
  • Alien W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    My Visit
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th December 2018
    Interesting place to visit in the city centre. The building is beautiful but not that huge inside compared with other libraries I've visited. Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Catering

  • 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 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday09:00 - 19:30*
Friday - Saturday09:00 - 16:30*
SundayClosed*

* 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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