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:

  • vinblue
    birmingham
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    No room at the inn.
    1 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    We had travelled a long way to visit the Whitworth and our first priority was a meal and hot drink, we were turned away from the restaurant because the person at the front of house said "there was... Read full review
  • Wildekon
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    An insult to the past....
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th September 2018
    This museum has 60.000 items in its collection, brought together by legacies, gifts and contribution of many generous people from the past. Yet when you visit all you see is a politically correct... Read full review
  • S8419UTrichard
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Disappointing
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th September 2018
    I was disappointed with the displays at Whitworth Art Gallery. The art work on display was dull and boring. Surely it would be better to display some work from the students at the University. The... 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

What's Nearby

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    0.18 miles away
  2. The neo-Gothic Whitworth Building is a real Manchester treasure.

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  3. An internationally-acclaimed venue delivering an eclectic programme of music and opera.

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  7. A purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books.

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  9. Enjoy concerts ranging from classical and jazz through to world and popular music.

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