The John Rylands Library

Type:Libraries

The University of Manchester
150 Deansgate
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M3 3EH

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Public Transport Directions

The easiest way to reach the library from Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria railway stations is via the free Metro-Shuttle buses.

The number 1 Metro-Shuttle runs from the forecourt of Piccadilly station every few minutes. Alight on John Dalton Street at stop WX, turn left onto Deansgate and you will see the library in front of you.

The number 2 Metro-Shuttle runs from Victoria station every ten minutes. Alight on Deansgate, opposite the library.

Road Directions

The nearest NCP car parks are on Watson Street, New Quay Street and Blackfriars Street.

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  • Trek637428
    An interesting place.
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th September 2019
    Spent a couple of hours here,but could have stayed longer.Lovely building and interesting stuff.Also a nice cafe and gift shop. Read full review
  • 7890123
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful building
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th September 2019
    Love that places like this are still being looked after and used. Well worth a wander if tour nearby. The architecture is beautiful Read full review
  • Dawncouk
    Manchester
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    Solo travel
    In awe, what a gem of a place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th September 2019
    The John Rylands Library is in the centre of Manchester and is free to visit. The entrance is ultra modern and dosn't prepare you for the feeling of awe that envelops you on entering the original... Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

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