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The Whitworth

Type:Gallery

The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER

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Tel:+44 (0)161 275 7450

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M60. The Gallery is situated on Oxford Road, 1.5 miles south of Manchester City Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Oxford Road. Walk south from station, straight down Oxford Road.

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Recent Reviews:

  • J L
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Modern art(?) in a nice surroundings
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st October 2017
    The collection of modern art isn't to everybody's taste (not to mine, for sure). The gallery is in a nice park, and the view from the café is, IMHO, better than anything you see inside. The gallery... Read full review
  • Jo3759
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Permanent collection?
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th October 2017
    After travelling from Sheffield to stay the night in Manchester, after looking at the website we decided to make the effort to go a little outside the city centre to view the permanent collection... Read full review
  • David F
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Hardly worth the walk from Oxford Rd Station
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th October 2017
    I last visited many years ago and recall that it had some serious art on display - including Turner water colours. Yesterday it was mostly junk - including the usual sort of pretentious and boring... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop in lecture theatre
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - For special exhibitions, please phone (0161) 275 7450 for details.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed gallery bistro serving light refreshments and lunches seats 32.
  • Picnic Site

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 17:00*
Thursday10:00 - 21:00*
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* The gallery will be closed on 24-26 December, 1 January 2017.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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