John Rylands Research Institute and Library is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.
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.