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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The John Rylands Library

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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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  • poopee
    Lancashire, England
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    A beautiful historical building in the heart of Manchester
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
    Free admission, incredible building with disabled access but I thought the gift shop was extremely expensive Read full review
  • flosandra
    Basel, Switzerland
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    Couples
    Wonderful place
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    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
    We went here to take some pictures but this place is actually magical. I love books so we spent quite some time in this building. Lovely how they mixed and matched old and new. Read full review
  • DLB41
    england
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    Friends getaway
    Beautiful building hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
    Beautiful building inside and out. Truly represents a history of Manchester. I have lived in the North West all my life and I was blown away when I went inside. 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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