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The Whitworth

Type:Gallery

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

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

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

Road Directions

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • r0landbrunner
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    small, but nice
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 11th August 2018
    the Whithworth Gallery is a large building with a rather small exhibition and a very nice park around. If you walk out to the University area, it is definitely worth a stop and visit. Read full review
  • Margaret A
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Serene and interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 1st August 2018
    Enjoyed visit here. Easily accessible by bus from city centre. Excellent exhibits especially the wallpaper through time. Although very child friendly with lots fir them to do it was very peaceful... Read full review
  • GinOla7
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    The new gallery space is fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 23rd July 2018
    The refurbished gallery is beautiful. Turner paintings remain on the walls whilst exhibitions of current exciting artists are displayed and change regularly. The cafe in the glass extension is... Read full review

Facilities

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

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Catering

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

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
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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