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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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    109
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Recent Reviews:

  • MissusWilson
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great disappointment
    2 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th July 2018
    One of the main reasons I came to Manchester, I’d been looking forward to the Whitworth. I left irritated and disappointed. The main exhibition galleries are closed while new exhibits are installed... Read full review
  • Kate A
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    While away a couple of hours
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th July 2018
    Easy to access as situated on busy bus route Has varied exhibitions from modern art to fashion Also a permanent art exhibitionThe restaurant is worth a visit but gets very busy Read full review
  • Joy A
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Disappointing
    1 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th July 2018
    Was looking forward to seeing what had been done in the gallery. Lots of space but not much in the way of art. They supposedly have a large collection but there was very little on display the best... 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

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...

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

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  10. The oriental centre of the city.

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