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:

    • bridgetp692
      Renovations- October 2023
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 23rd October 2023
      Some gorgeous art. Currently undergoing renovations so not all the galleries are open, but a lovely mish-mash of things. Read full review
    • 785lynnf
      Altrincham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Manchester Art Gallery
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 4th November 2023
      My husband and I visited Manchester Art Gallery 3/11/2023 having not visited for a few years. It was a great experience just to amble around the galleries looking at the art and artifacts. Just by... Read full review
    • Naseem A
      New York City, New York
      Art in a prestigious architectural setting
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st November 2023
      Located in the heart of Manchester, the gallery is housed in a prestigious architectural building, with a beautiful and serene atmosphere. The gallery hosts a variety of exhibits, from contemporary... 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 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
    Bank HolidayOpen

    * Closed Good Friday, 24, 25, 26, 31 December & 1, 2 January

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    Thursday, 20th July 2023 - Sunday, 17th December 2023

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    Monday, 4th December 2023 - Monday, 4th December 2023

    Chinese Tea Meditation CeremonyChinese Tea Meditation CeremoniesJoin TsiaTe in Room to Breathe at Manchester Art Gallery to relax and enjoy an ancient tea practice which is rooted in Chinese tradition.
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    Saturday, 16th December 2023 - Saturday, 16th December 2023

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    Thursday, 21st December 2023 - Thursday, 21st December 2023

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