The full address of the venue is Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL and the what3words is wider.sand.miss.
There is a ramped entrance from the pavement outside the museum to the front door. There are lifts to all floors and level access to all public spaces, including galleries, the shop, café, toilets and other facilities.
Wheelchairs and a walking frame with wheels are available on site for visitors to use. Speak to a member of the Visitor Team at the reception desk if you would like to use one during your visit.
The Museum has a hearing loop fitted at the reception desk.
A quiet room is available on floor 1 next to the Egypt and Sudan gallery.
There are accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility on the ground floor next to the Main Hall.
Guide and assistance animals – including assistance dogs in training – are welcome at the museum. The museum ask that they are identified by wearing a jacket, a harness, or a brightly coloured collar and lead during your visit. Water bowls for dogs are available in the café and bowls can be filled using the water fountain in the Welcome area – just ask and the Visitor Team will be happy to help.
The events at this venue are:
Sonics, Stories and Scenes of the Diaspora
This event takes place in Manchester Museum. The event will be set up as an exhibition.
The museum is on the Oxford Road Cycleway, which features ‘Dutch-style’ cycle lanes. There are stands provided across the University of Manchester campus to which bicycles may be secured.
For University of Manchester staff and postgraduate students, there is a cycle hub for parking your bike securely on Bridgeford Street, next to the museum.
There are frequent bus services, travelling towards, away from and across the city centre, including: 15, 18, 41, 42, 42A, 42B, 43, 53, 111, 142, 143, 147, 191, 197, V1, V2.
If you require assistance getting to the Manchester Museum entrance on Oxford Road from their accessible parking or nearest car park, please call the museum on 0161 275 2648. To help you plan your visit and understand how far it is between the car parks and the museum, Manchester Museum has created this video.
- There are six car parks on campus with a mixture of permit and public parking. Find the details here.
- The nearest car park is University of Manchester Car Park D, Booth Street West (access via Higher Cambridge Street). Postcode: M15 6AR (0.3 miles from the Museum)
- The Aquatics Centre car park is also close to the museum (0.3 miles from the Museum).