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.

John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Free to all

150 Deansgate, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EH

01613 060555


Opening times

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

Check the website for Easter and Christmas opening hours

Exhibitions nearby

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