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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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John Rylands Library

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Road Directions

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

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.

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Recent Reviews:

  • cristinapenhacou2017
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Nice value for nice staff and tea time.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th July 2017
    Great place to visit; beautiful old building. We decided to stop and eat something while you rest. It was defenitely worth a visit and a bite. Read full review
  • SmilesGB
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Interesting little exhibits
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd July 2017
    A variety of interesting little exhibits, which change from time to time. Small enough for a quick visit, without getting "museumed-out". Amazing oldest known fragment of the new testement! Read full review
  • Penile D
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    interesting landmark
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd July 2017
    very impressive building. would recommend even if just going to walk through it and see the architecture. Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

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