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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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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  • billyboggs
    lancashire
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A little hidden away gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    You won't be disappointed if you have time to visit the inside takes you back in time . The old books are interesting try not to miss ! Read full review
  • ManchesterVibes
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    There's something magical about this library
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    The John Rylands Library is such a special place. Love the staff here and the access. We went to the Women Who Shaped Manchester exhibit - a really good experience and learnt something new. Good for... Read full review
  • Frank_de_Bos
    Blaricum
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Specataculair library
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th November 2018
    Beautiful building, hoge selection of old books and manuscript. Don’t miss this one when you go to Manchester. Read full review

Dates and 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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