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The John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Type:Libraries

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

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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:

    • 1soupdragon
      Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
      Very grand building
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 10th April 2022
      I am afraid to say that the books did not interest me. The architecture of this building is stunning and displays what was great about the craftsman of days gone by is what interested me. Buildings... Read full review
    • Howard-Liverpool
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Great with some comments
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 27th April 2022
      What an awesome building never mind the contents. Superb to look around - take your time and poke around. Alas no admittance to the upper floor where you can get a brilliant view of the library... Read full review
    • Tanya L
      Beautiful, beautiful Building
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th May 2022
      The whole experience was great, the staff was very friendly, the place incredible, is beautiful, well kept, clean. the light in the afternoon made the windows look spectacular. You can sit in the big... Read full review

    Dates and Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - WednesdayClosed
    Thursday10:00 - 12:00
    13:30 - 17:00
    Friday10:00 - 12:00
    13:00 - 17:00
    Saturday10:00 - 12:00
    13:30 - 17:00
    SundayClosed
    Bank HolidayClosed

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