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The John Rylands Library

The John Rylands Library is home to one of the world’s richest and most unique collections - around 1.4 million items spanning over five thousand years and derived from all corners of the world.

Address

The John Rylands Library,
150 Deansgate,
Manchester,
M3 3EH

General Enquiries

+44 (0)161 306 0555

Reader Enquiries

+44 (0)161 275 3764

Opening Hours

The last entry to the Library will be at 4.45pm.

This is to ensure that all visitors are evacuated safely and securely.

    Visitor opening hours

  • Monday: 12noon to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 5pm
  • Friday: 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday: 12noon to 5pm
  • Notes:

    The last entry to the Library will be at 4.45pm.
    This is to ensure that all visitors are evacuated safely and securely.

    Reader Service opening hours

  • Monday: 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 7pm
  • Friday: 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Notes:

    The Reader Service is closed on public holidays.

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