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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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    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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