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:

    • suesalford
      Salford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      The next part of our friends visit to cultural manchester
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th October 2019
      Been a year or so since we last visited here, and there is quite a varied range of exhibitions at any time. we saw three very different exhibitions, one of a collection of Cezannes work, a group of... Read full review
    • Bellini6
      Trip Type:
      Wet afternoon fun
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 4th November 2019
      Our visit to Manchester for the weekend was rather wet. We decided to take three young children ranging in age from 3-6 to the whitworth. The Art Hampers are a brilliant idea. All the children... Read full review
    • Mikethenailer
      Altrincham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      I am so bored
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th November 2019
      U3A photo outing. Manchester, so wet and raining. Indoors is dark, plenty of stairs leading to staff areas. Lots of BIG doorways. A large space with so few exhibits. The cafe was o.k. Toilets were... 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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