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:

  • RWandfamily
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Absolutely awful!
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th October 2018
    What a total waste of time this place is - I took my daughter and two of her friends during the summer holidays, as they had a school art project and I wanted to encourage them. Honestly, we were... Read full review
  • johngettings2017
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Afternoon visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th October 2018
    Another free gem to visit in Manchester. Short walk or bus ride from city centre. Nice little shops, staff friendly and a nice way to spend a couple of hours. Sun was shinning and a lot of people... Read full review
  • Safari821701
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Poor Service and Coffee
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th October 2018
    After reading the positive reviews we were excited to give the cafe a try, but were pretty disappointed. It was cold and the service at the counter was slow (and then forgot half our order, and after... 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

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

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