John Rylands University Library
150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH Driving directions
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Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Mon and Sun noon-5pm - last admission 15min before closing - closed 24 Dec-1 Jan


This neo-Gothic building built in 1900 is home to a library of 3 000 incunables - works predating 1501. The galleries and reading room are covered in wood panelling, and look like a Harry Potter set. Great exhibitions are organised here.


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