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The Whitworth


The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER

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Tel:+44 (0)161 275 7450

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M60. The Gallery is situated on Oxford Road, 1.5 miles south of Manchester City Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Oxford Road. Walk south from station, straight down Oxford Road.

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Recent Reviews:

  • SSFManchester
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful building, grat cafe / restaurant
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th February 2017
    Has an interesting range of galleries and visiting exhibitions. Cafe serves excellent coffee, cakes and foood Read full review
  • Dan W
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great space, particularly since the refurbishment
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th February 2017
    Excellent, stunning space, with some great exhibitions. It's convenient from the university, but a bit of a trek from the city centre. Read full review
  • terets57
    Grimsby, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Very interesting
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    Lots of modern art and not what I was expecting really. Andy Warhol exhibitions plus others. Very busy. Items in the shop were very prices. Read full review


Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • 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

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed gallery bistro serving light refreshments and lunches seats 32.
  • Picnic Site

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
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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