Manchester Art Gallery


Mosley Street
Greater Manchester
M2 3JL


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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Piccadilly or Oxford Road.

Nearest Metrolink station is Albert Square.

Road Directions

Car parking is available at NCP Chepstow Street, NCP Faulkner Street, NCP Chorlton Street, NCP Sackville Street.


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Recent Reviews:

  • Cornbloof
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Excellent COVID protection
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th September 2020
    Lukewarm display of a handful of famous artists. Also some dross that remains in the collection long after the tastes of Mancunian benefactors parted ways with the verdict of art history. COVID... Read full review
  • R3209SDrebeccam
    Trip Type:
    Well worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th September 2020
    You really can't go wrong with the art you will see for free (suggested donation £3) - some beautiful paintings you will recognise and very interesting ones that aren't as well known. Friendly staff... Read full review
  • shamsorunited
    Lovely gallery and friendly staff.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st December 2020
    It was absolutely wonderful. I joined the Grand Tour of the gallery and a very knowledgeable lady took us round various artwork and explained the artist and picture. I really enjoyed it and recommend... Read full review



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop in lecture/meeting room, Audio guide, sign language tours.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Handling trail, Audio tour and Audio events, a sighted guide can be booked.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Cantonese audio guide
  • Urdu audio guide


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Self-service restaurant. Wide range of simple fresh food served throughout the day. Children's menu.

Languages spoken

  • Cantonese spoken
  • Danish spoken
  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Mandarin spoken
  • Spanish spoken
  • Welsh spoken

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 1

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Bengali printed material
  • Chinese printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Hindi printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Facilities

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other
  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Dates and Opening Times

Manchester Art Gallery opening dates and times (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00

* The gallery is closed on 24, 25, 26, 31 December and 1 January.


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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Sunday, 26th December 2021

Two people looking at a paintingWhat is Manchester Art Gallery?A new display exploring Manchester Art Gallery's origins, the collection and its place with the city. It showcases a varied selection from the gallery's 46,000 objects.
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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Sunday, 31st October 2021

Poster: Grayson's Art ClubGrayson’s Art ClubAn exhibition of works selected by artist Grayson Perry during Grayson’s Art Club, the popular Channel 4 TV series.
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Thursday, 23rd December 2021 - Thursday, 24th February 2022

Manchester Art Gallery Highlights TourArt Bites OnlineWe can't be in the gallery at the moment, but we carrying on discussing art.
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Thursday, 29th April 2021 - Sunday, 12th December 2021

Wednesday, 1st December 2021 - Sunday, 10th April 2022

Painting: red heartDerek Jarman Protest!Protest! will open on 1 December 2021 As a consequence of the COVID pandemic and will run until 10 April 2022. Until then, you can explore a selection of Derek Jarman related online content.
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Thursday, 24th June 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

Women in matching red t-shirts cleaning the gallerySuzanne Lacy: Cleaning Conditions and Uncertain FuturesThis brings together two of Lacy's Manchester projects Cleaning Conditions and her new collaborative work Uncertain Futures, which explores paid and unpaid work for women over 50 focusing on gender, age, race disability and class.
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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

Artwork from Jade Monserratt Consellations: Care & ResistanceJade Monserratt Consellations: Care & ResistancePart gallery, part studio, this evolving space showcases Jade Monserratt's work exploring race, the body and language.
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