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The Whitworth


The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER

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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:

  • Negshonk
    Leicester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    well worth a visit whatever the weather
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd April 2017
    The Oxford Road is full of surprises and this was one of them We were bowled over by the displays of modern art - the pen and ink drawings and the material print displays. We chanced upon a poetry... Read full review
  • durham05
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Nice gallery
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd April 2017
    A nice art gallery. Mainly modern art, which isn't particularly my cup of tea, but I really enjoyed seeing the drawing by Raphael. Totally free and just along the road from the museum. Read full review
  • Geoff W
    Halifax, United Kingdom
    Wonderful art, patchy cafe.
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st April 2017
    Took my daughter and niece to see the Deanna Petherbridge and Barbara Brown shows, which were just fabulous. Amazing work, shown extremely well in beautiful surroundings. Sadly the cafe was... 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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