John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Free to all

The John Rylands Research Institute and Library houses a rich and varied collection, including exquisite illuminated manuscripts, rare books, examples of fine printing, bookbindings and archives.

The magnificent Gothic Revival building in Manchester's city centre is a major visitor attraction as well as a research library of world renown. Visitors to the library enjoy a vibrant events and exhibition programme.

Visitor information


John Rylands Research Institute and Library

150 Deansgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EH
01613 060555

Free to all

Opening times

Sun and Mon, 12 noon – 5pm Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Exclusions and safety measures

Check the website for Easter and Christmas opening hours

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