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The Whitworth

Type:Gallery

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

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Tel:+44 (0)161 275 7450

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Tickets are free, but booking in advance is required.

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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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4 of 5 stars
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      247
    • Average
      121
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • haushala
      Kathmandu, Nepal
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Intergenerational
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 16th March 2020
      Every visit to Manchester means a visit for me to Whitworth museum as this museums offers a platform for the younger generation also to showcase their idea and concept of what art , textile and... Read full review
    • ske1506
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Calming
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th October 2020
      I love it here so much, such a calming place to visit when you need a bit of headspace. Lovely cafe too and I love some of the Tracy emin work they have. Read full review
    • Woodychester1
      Birkenhead, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Very stylish gallery.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 5th April 2021
      Very stylish gallery after refurb. Interesting changing exhibits , never crowded, great shop and stunning cafe in a glass bow cantilevered over park. 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 (16 Sept 2021 - 1 Jan 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday - Sunday11:00 - 16:00*

    * The gallery will be closed on 24-26 December, 1 January 2021.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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