John Rylands Library

John Rylands Library

Overview

One of Manchester’s standout buildings, The John Rylands Library is, well, not particularly library-like. Commissioned in memory of the man whose name it bears, the library is more reminiscent of a gothic cathedral than a traditional library and boasts a world class collection with a number of first-editions to seek out and enjoy.

Monday: 12 noon to 5pm

Tuesday: 10am to 5pm

Wednesday: 10am to 5pm

Thursday: 10am to 5pm

Friday: 10am to 5pm

Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday: 12 noon to 5pm

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John Rylands Library

Manchester, Manchester, M3 3EH

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SJ835982

Lat/Lng: 53.480424, -2.2490687

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