The John Rylands Library

Type:Libraries

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

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Map & Directions

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:

  • Jasmine V
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th November 2019
    This library is amazing. It's a gem in the middle of the vibrant Manchester. I have been many times and I suggest everyone to go. Historical and beautiful. Recommended Read full review
  • renatamotta
    Sao Paulo, SP
    Beautidul place.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th November 2019
    It's a nice place to visit if you have time in Manchester. It's free and beautiful. Worth at least 1 hour of your day. Read full review
  • jordanf783
    Calgary, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful functioning library
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th November 2019
    Lovingly restored and in nearly new condition. The study hall is stunning. Definitely worth the visit. 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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