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:

  • Jennifer K
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Dissapointing cafe/restaurant
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st January 2019
    I often go into Manchester and had a friend tell me about the art gallery cafe saying it was beautiful and worth a visit. I went and was really disappointed. It is a lovely setting with glass walls... Read full review
  • LordAppetiser
    Trip Type:
    Family
    At the heART of Manchester
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
    A special place for so many reasons, a soothing and relaxing space, inspiring, stimulating and provocative art, a place to think or ponder, or even take a break with the restaurant/cafe which offers... Read full review
  • Hollayveepond
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 4th January 2019
    I am a student at the University of Manchester and this is a soothing, relaxing place to visit. There are many places to sit and take in your surroundings. Gift shop is good too - not too expensive... 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

Dates and Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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

What's Nearby

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