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John Rylands Library

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Address: 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0161 306 0555
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE.WELL WORTH A VISIT

Fantastic building to visit. Beautiful Gothic architecture. Very "Harry Potterish" There are many ancient artefacts to look at and appreciate. Also has a lovely gift shop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic building to visit. Beautiful Gothic architecture. Very "Harry Potterish" There are many ancient artefacts to look at and appreciate. Also has a lovely gift shop.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you are into Gothic literature and architecture then this place is a must visit for you. But even if you are not , you would not regret it. It is not a very huge library, just big enough to keep you interested all the while you are there. Entry is free plus the place has a coffee shop and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous gothic architecture and old books with rotating displays / exhibitions across the year. Worth a visit!

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Billingham, United Kingdom
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely building. Lots of old books to see. Not much more to say about this building. If you like old then go and have a quick look

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice, historical building, had an interesting exhibition when we visited, free entry too - so well worth a visit

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I ended up leaving as the children and teenagers were loud, foul mouthed and completely disrespectful, security is needed without a doubt, such a shame.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Really worth a peek. It's free and beautiful. My 10 year old son and I enjoyed it. I wouldn't go out of my way but a nice thing to do In passing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere of antiquity preserved perfectly, if you find yourself in the distant past. Modern exhibits not generate interest, but books, books! left an extraordinary impression.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old public library, such an impressive building, very much worth a visit. Often has small exhibitions and a breath-taking reading room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful architecture in the Gothic style, superb building. Check out the wonderful oak library furniture inside, very Puginesque.

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Additional Information about John Rylands Library

Address: 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH, England
Phone Number: 0161 306 0555
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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