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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:

  • fshudson54
    Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st March 2017
    Walked down to Gallery, nice walk but not worth it. We passed Manchester Museum on the way, went there after but ran out of time, much better place to visit Read full review
  • HettyXX
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    So contemporary and unstuffy! Excellent meeting place!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th March 2017
    Stunning spacious modern gallery - great for a meeting place, with superb contemporary space for excellent cafe in the trees. Worth visiting for building alone - with interesting contemporary... Read full review
  • Kathleen M
    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Andy Warhol
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th March 2017
    Third trip to the Whitworth, this time to see the Warhol exhibition. Lovely staff, spacious galleries and really good signage make this gallery a pleasure to visit. The cafe was very busy, we had a... 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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