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:

    • amandaK7092AM
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      A great way to spend your afternoon
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 13th October 2021
      Had a lovely time here. Lots to see, more than what I was expecting. Nice exhibitions. Great place to visit for those on a budget. We got parking along the surrounding streets which only cost £2 for... Read full review
    • Traveller162014
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Enjoyed it
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th October 2021
      I enjoyed visiting here to have a look at some interesting artwork with my pals. Some good stuff and some thought-provoking pieces. I enjoyed playing table tennis. Read full review
    • Petrosinella
      Reading, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Worth a (free) visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 21st October 2021
      We are visiting Manchester from Reading, and thought we would stop by for a walk around. The pieces were lovely and I enjoyed the mix of furniture and home items along with the paintings. As... 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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    Saturday, 20th November 2021 - Sunday, 27th February 2022

    The Fortress Of Königstein: Courtyard With The MagdalenenburgBellotto: Views on a FortressThe Gallery's fortress interior paintings by Bernardo Bellotto (1722-1780) are brought together with their exterior views for the first time in 250 years.
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    Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

    Silver teapotTrading Station: How hot drinks shape our livesTrading Station explores the changing social use of tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Hot drinks, once expensive luxuries for the few, have enriched our lives, promoted the exchange of ideas and influenced the design of our homes.
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    Saturday, 23rd October 2021 - Saturday, 30th October 2021

    People in a riverEdgelands: The Unofficial Countryside & The Wild EnclosedWith the support of Manchester Independents, Jacob Cartwright and Nick Jordan have made two new short films in direct response to the 'edgeland' landscapes close to their studio in Manchester.
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