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Whitworth Art Gallery

Less than a few kilometres from the city centre of Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery is located south of the University of Manchester campus, within the Whitworth Park grounds. Managed by the University of Manchester, the Gallery houses some of the greatest collections of modern and historic art found in the United Kingdom, The collections, which consist of 55,000 items, also include rare wallpaper designs, historic prints and textiles. The Gallery was founded by Robert Darbishire in 1889. Today, the Gallery is one of the most visited attractions in Manchester, accommodating thousands of visitors each year.

  • After exploring art exhibitions and gallery events, enjoy the homemade cakes, coffees, teas and organic fruit juices offered in the Gallery Café.
  • To pick a souvenir commemorating your visit to the Whitworth Art Gallery, head over to the Gallery Shop, which boasts one of the most extensive collections of art and design books in Manchester.
  • Go for a free general Gallery tour offered by the University of Manchester, which not only provides interesting facts about Whitworth, but also the opportunity to talk with the gallery volunteers about particular art displays.

Visitors can reach the Whitworth Art Gallery by taking the regular city bus service that runs from Manchester city centre along the Oxford Road. Bus number 147, called the Oxford Road Link, leaves from Piccadilly Station and travels near the Gallery; visitors taking this service must get off at Nelson Street and walk a few minutes to the Gallery. The nearest train stations to Whitworth are the Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road and Victoria stations. The closest Metrolink stations to the gallery are Piccadilly Gardens and St. Peter Square, which are about two to four kilometres away from Whitworth.

Hotels near Whitworth Art Gallery

92 hotels near Whitworth Art Gallery

1 Pendulum Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 18 reviews

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Pendulum Hotel offers three star comfort just steps from Manchester Piccadilly railway station. It is a 5 minute walk to Piccadilly Gardens and the Arndale Shopping Centre. Convenient for business... More

2 Weston Hall - Halls of Residence

2 stars
2.0 / 5 3 reviews

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3 Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre

3 stars
4.0 / 5 42 reviews

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4 Arora Hotel Manchester

4 stars
4.6 / 5 30 reviews

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The award-winning Arora International Hotel Manchester is situated in the heart of the city. It provides a contemporary interior within a Grade 2 listed building and prides itself on its four star... More

5 Gardens Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 23 reviews

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6 Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 19 reviews

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7 Hilton Manchester Deansgate

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10 The Mitre Hotel

3 stars
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