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:

  • aaronuk10
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th August 2020
    I love this place so beautiful. I saw the Egyptian exhibition? The building is incredible with gargoyles and gothic hallways. Great location too .. Read full review
  • Y3366ASrebecca
    Superb!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th October 2020
    Magnificent building, with beautiful architecture. A gem in the centre of Manchester. Kids enjoyed exploring, while keeping to the hush hush library spirit. Excellent access, and staff were amazing. Read full review
  • maro_h106
    Manchester, United Kingdom
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    Hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th October 2020
    Was looking for some old attraction in city centre, came accros this beautiful library in heart of Deansgate. Staff very helpful. Will bring my Mrs next time Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

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