The Whitworth

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The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER

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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:

    • Vedrina
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Not to my taste in art
      2 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 20th June 2019
      It was suggested to me by my girlfriend that we visit this art gallery after we visited a local museum in the vicinity. The outside was undergoing refurbishment at the time of our visit so we... Read full review
    • MLRP001
      Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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      Very disappointing
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th June 2019
      None of the permanent collection is on view, instead a series of relatively obscure minority interest exhibitions. Together with a lot of empty space. Fortunately there was an exception, which was... Read full review
    • ewanreynolds
      Guernsey, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A perfect visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th July 2019
      Our second visit to the Whitworth in 8 months and was lovely to see a completely different selection of varied exhibits. After a lovely brunch in the café we peruses the exhibits for a few hours. A... Read full review



    • 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


    • 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

    Dates and Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    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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