Planning your visit

Manchester Art Gallery from Mosley Street


Manchester Art Gallery
Mosley Street

M2 3JL
Tel: 0161 235 8888

Contact us by email

Opening hours

We are open Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm, including bank holiday Mondays.

Late night opening on Thursday until 9pm.

Closed Good Friday 3 April 2015

Entry is free

Temporary gallery closures

Please phone the gallery on the day of your visit to check which galleries are open.

Works on display

We try to keep our records of changes to works on display up to date. However, if you are planning to visit to see a specific work, please contact us first to check that it is on display.

How to get here

By Metrolink tram

St Peter’s Square or Market Street stations are the nearest Metrolink stations. Both are on the Altrincham and Eccles lines.

By bus

While St. Peter's Square is being redeveloped, nearest bus stops are in Piccadilly Gardens or on Princess Street. A map of nearest bus stops can be found here.

By train

To Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria stations. Take the Metrolink from Victoria or Piccadilly (Altrincham or Eccles direction) to Mosley Street or St Peter's Square.

By car

Manchester is ringed by the M60, linking to the UK's extensive motorway network. Follow signs to the city centre. Car parking is available at the NCP car parks on Chepstow Street, Faulkner Street or Sackville Street. All are within five minutes of the gallery. The nearest disabled parking is on Nicholas Street or Princess Street, approximately 50m from the main entrance.

By coach

The coach drop off point is at the groups' entrance on Princess Street.
For more detailed bus, train and Metrolink tram information:

Telephone 0161 228 7811 or visit GMPTE's website.

Our location


What's on

People in the gallery
What you can see this season, from temporary exhibitions to collections displays.


Events at Manchester Art Gallery
Use our events calendar to find out what's on, from family workshops to guided tours.

Using the gallery

Manchester Art Gallery floorplan (detail)

Get the most out of your visit with our floor plans, audio guides and information in other languages

New to the gallery?

Two girls taking part in a badge making workshop
Are you new to our gallery? A quick glimpse of what you might find inside