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 and Reader Enquiries

+44 (0)161 275 3764

Visitor and Event Enquiries

+44 (0)161 306 0555

Opening Hours

The last entry to the library will be at 4.30pm.

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

    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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