The John Rylands Library

150 Deansgate (at Spinningfields), Manchester, M3 3EH
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Closed until 10:00am (Show more)
  • Mon, Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
  • Tue–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Built in the 1890s, the John Rylands Library is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world; both the building and its collections are of outstanding international significance.

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  • "... and books in the exhibit." (2 tips)
  • "The best sausage and bacon sandwiches in Manchester!" (1 tip)
  • "... hours? Hungry? Get the double cheeseburger for £7. Stomach quencher!" (1 tip)
  • Visit Manchester

    This historic library's collection includes the oldest known piece of the New Testament and a 1476 William Caxton edition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

    Visit Manchester · November 10, 2010
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  • Joseph D.

    Studying for hours? Hungry? Get the double cheeseburger for £7. Stomach quencher!

    Joseph D. · September 10, 2012
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  • Cheryl K.

    A little gem that is well worth a visit.

    Cheryl K. · May 12, 2012
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  • UniverCityCulture

    The Manchester Medical Collection - A unique body of archive materials relating to the history of medicine in the Manchester area, from 1727 to present. Read more

    UniverCityCulture · July 28, 2011
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  • UniverCityCulture

    A History of Urban Culture - A display of archival material to mark the 150th anniversary of the 1857 Art-Treasures Exhibition. The largest exhibition of fine and decorative art ever mounted in Britai Read more

    UniverCityCulture · July 28, 2011
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  • UniverCityCulture

    Mapping Manchester - Cartographic Stories of the City: Research at John Rylands reveals how maps of Manchester have changed in response to technology. With striking visual representations of the city. Read more

    UniverCityCulture · June 23, 2011
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  • Peter S.

    The best sausage and bacon sandwiches in Manchester!

    Peter S. · February 13, 2011
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  • Simone P.

    Amazing architecture & wonderful old library, I found casually walking around Manchester, it was a great surprise... :)

    Simone P. · December 12, 2013
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  • Svenja C.

    Go time traveling!

    Svenja C. · May 5, 2013
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  • John C.

    The hours on Foursquare are wrong - see the picture below

    John C. · April 14, 2013
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  • John C.

    Impressive building even on the outside.

    John C. · March 31, 2013
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  • Paul E.

    A stunning place to visit, especially the top floor reading room

    Paul E. · February 14, 2013
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  • Visit Manchester

    Visit the John Rylands building then afternoon tea at the town hall.

    Visit Manchester · January 4, 2013
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  • Visit Manchester

    Visit the John Rylands Library, it's breathtakingly beautiful.

    Visit Manchester · November 30, 2012
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  • David W.

    Very impressive!

    David W. · May 28, 2012
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  • Ignacio P.

    I love this place!

    Ignacio P. · March 11, 2012
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  • Dominic A.

    This place is awesome!

    Dominic A. · November 19, 2011
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  • Dina A.

    A very good atmosphere to study , I loved the place.

    Dina A. · May 16, 2011
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  • Sacha B.

    don't go to the toilet alone, they are severely haunted. creepiest toilets I have seen.

    Sacha B. · November 8, 2010
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  • Peter S.

    Great cafe,local produce &home-made cakes!

    Peter S. · October 16, 2010
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  • George T.

    Amazing libary. Got some interesting stuff on Typography and books in the exhibit.

    George T. · May 2, 2010
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