Manchester Art Gallery

Susie Stubbs
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Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL – Visit Now

The Charles Barry-designed, Grade I-listed Manchester Art Gallery is one of the city’s premier-league galleries. It benefitted from a £35m extension in 2002, which now ensures that it can display an outstanding Victorian collection alongside regularly changing contemporary exhibitions. Alongside the displays is an excellent hands-on interactive gallery for kids, an impressive shop and a cafe that serves up both light snacks and more serious hot lunches (there’s a separate menu for children.) Time and thought has been put into the events held here, too, with a weekly “Thursday Lates” series (where the gallery opens until around 8pm and hosts a range of music, literature and art evenings) and some of the best children’s workshops going, though these do tend to get booked up and/or mobbed.

  • Mosley Street
  • Manchester
  • M2 3JL
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tue: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 9:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Admission Charges

Free admission

Services and Facilities

Permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, events, shop, café, lockers

Accessibility

Wheelchair access to all public areas

Commercial and hire services

Available for hire

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