The John Rylands Library

Type:Libraries

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

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Tel:0161 306 0555

Fax: +44 (0)161 834 5574

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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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Recent Reviews:

  • Lindalpipe
    Pleasanton, California
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Beautiful inside and out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th October 2018
    You feel like you might be in Hogwarts on the inside. Great exhibition of Influential Women of Manchester. Read full review
  • Turtlegirl24
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Day out in manchester
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th October 2018
    Had a lovely time here interesting place and I didn't know it was here all these years well worth a visit architecture is beautiful and so many books and statues and a small room with display cases... Read full review
  • Helen J
    Trip Type:
    Family
    School trip, great visit!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th October 2018
    Great opportunity for my daughters friends and schoolmates to have an appreciation of the university and from the founder John Rylands and the historical reference library. Well worth a visit! Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

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