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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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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:

  • Harry C
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Stunning ,unbelievable.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th September 2021
    All we can say is AMAZING !!!!!! What a most atmospheric place. Stepping back in time just unbelievable and a real credit to a great City. Read full review
  • MazzaM-London
    London, United Kingdom
    Beautiful home for books
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd October 2021
    This is a beautiful building, still a working library. As an avid reader, I found it quite moving to see so many books, some very old being kept and looked after. Finding out about who had it built... Read full review
  • Sandra V
    Westerham, United Kingdom
    Beautiful Gothic Building
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th October 2021
    Beautiful Gothic Building. It’s more than a library. Worth a visit for it’s wonderful and stunning interior. Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2021)
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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