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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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  • shamsorunited
    like I travelled through time.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st December 2020
    Located tlin the center of Manchester, this represent one of the best place you should visit here. A full immersion in history of this city. Ancient library with a unique books, you could be lucky... Read full review
  • PeteRey991
    United Kingdom
    Fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th January 2021
    A fascinating place! With all the history and ancient knowledge inside it feels like a true travel in time. If you want to escape for a second from all the football around, then this is your place. Read full review
  • cazzie022
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Stunning building
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 1st February 2021
    A real historical gem in the centre of Manchester, it’s like stepping back in time and the architecture is just stunning, nice little cafe at the entrance, it’s a good free day out in Manchester Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday12:00 - 17:00

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