Plan Your Visit

Gallery Location


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Whitworth Art Gallery
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M15 6ER

The Gallery is situated in Whitworth Park, opposite Manchester Royal Infirmary. It is about 1.5 miles south of Manchester city centre, to the south of The University of Manchester campus. Admission is free! We have an excellent café and gift shop on site.

The Whitworth’s opening hours:

Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12 – 4pm
We are open on Bank Holiday Mondays. Please note the Gallery is closed on Good Friday (6th of April)

Gift Shop opening hours:

Happy to recommend a lovely gift or memento of your visit!

Happy to recommend a lovely gift or memento of your visit!

Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12 – 4pm
We are open on Bank Holiday Mondays. Please note the Gallery is closed on Good Friday (6th of April)

Café opening hours:

Some of our delicious café fare

Some of our delicious café fare

Monday – Saturday
Breakfast 10am – 11.30am
Lunch 11.30am – 3.30pm
Cafe closes 4.30pm

Sunday
Lunch 12 – 2.30pm
Cafe closes 3.30pm

Gallery Guide

Jan – Apr 2012

Access to the Gallery

Two of our friendly Visitor Services Assistants

Two of our friendly Visitor Services Assistants

We aim to be accessible to visitors with disabilities. Wheelchairs, rollators, seating, free portable stools are available on request. There is a toilet for disabled visitors. Low lighting in most galleries. The lecture theatre is fitted with an induction loop. Large print information is available. Guide Dogs are welcome.

If you require assistance during your visit, please email whitworth@manchester.ac.uk telephone 0161 275 7450 or ask one of our Visitor Services Assistants at the Welcome Desk.

car Parking

Following works to provide improved disabled access, parking is now prohibited immediately in front of the Gallery. There is a drop-off zone next to the entrance. For Gallery visitors only, alongside the railings, there are three designated spaces for visitors with disabilities, and two short-stay (20 minutes) parking spaces. These are not reservable.

There is limited parking in Denmark Road (restrictions apply).

Parking is available in the University Car Parks at Cecil Street (daytime and evenings) and Dilworth Street (evenings only) and at Q-Park, Wilmslow Park, Hathersage Road (24 hours)

Travel information

More information on journey planning can be found on the Whitworth Gallery website

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (161) 275 7450
Fax: +44 (161) 275 7451

General requests: whitworth@manchester.ac.uk
Education queries: education.whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

One Response to Plan Your Visit

  1. Sadly am unlikely to get to see the Cotton Exhibition but is there a catalogue I could order to be sent to me?

    Thanks

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