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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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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:

  • Ann C
    Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Unexpected visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 19th May 2018
    Because of a delay of several hours to our flight departure time, we found ourselves with a lot of unexpected time to kill and we did it at the Whitworth. The building is a mixture of older and more... Read full review
  • Natalie S
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Best feature is the garden
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th May 2018
    The Whitworth is a lovely gallery with an eclectic mix of things to see. Beautiful spaces but for me the highlight was their lovely garden. Read full review
  • Michael T
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Not what I was expecting!
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th May 2018
    I suppose I was expecting something like the Manchester Art Gallery, but this is quite different. It is quite difficult to categorise, but I think of it as a Visual Arts centre. It seems to me that... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

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

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

Catering

  • 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 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

  1. Manchester's cutting-edge arts centre.

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

    0.36 miles away
  3. Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore...

    0.39 miles away
  1. Although closed since 1993, the building retains much of it's stained glass and tiling.

    0.5 miles away
  2. Lots of amazing sights from the natural world and different cultures.

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

    0.63 miles away
  4. Expect ball dispensers inspired by the brand’s own black dog, Bruce the Patterdale...

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  5. A popular calling point for touring productions and concerts, including big-name West End...

    1.12 miles away
  6. Junkyard Golf is a crazy golf experience with a twist with two 9 hole courses of twisted...

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

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  8. Out and proud bars, restaurants, cafés and clubs offer warm welcomes throughout the day...

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

    1.25 miles away
  10. The oriental centre of the city.

    1.26 miles away
  11. Manchester Central is an award winning, globally renowned venue in the heart of one of...

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