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The Museum will be closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan but open 10am-5pm every other day over the festive season. Booth Street West Car Park will be closed Wed 24 Dec, 12am midnight-Mon 5 Jan, 6am. Please use Aquatics Centre Car Park (Booth Street East). Access to the disabled parking bays on Bridgeford Street will be accessible as normal via Booth Street West entrance.

Parking

Booth Street West (Car Park D)
Monday-Friday, 6am-midnight:
£3 for 3 hours. £5 for 6 hours. £2 after 4pm until midnight
Saturday and Sunday, 6am-midnight:
£2 all day

Visitors with disabilities can park outside the main entrance (limited spaces). Please see the Accessibility page for details.

M62 (Eastbound), M602

Leave the M62 at J12 and join the M602
At the end of M602, join Regent Road (A57) and continue along and join the A57M (Mancunian Way)
Leave at the second exit signposted A34 Congleton (hair-pin bend) and keep left, following signs for The University of Manchester
Turn left onto the A34 (dual carriageway) and get in the right-hand lane
Turn right at the first set of traffic lights into Grosvenor Street
Stay in the left-hand lane and turn left at the next set of traffic lights onto Oxford Road (B5117)
Turn right at the next lights (Aquatics Centre/RNCM) and take the first left behind Manchester Business School. The multi-storey car park is ahead of you on the right.

M62 (Westbound), M60

Leave M62 at J18 and join M60 ring road
Leave M60 at J22 and turn right at traffic lights onto Oldham Road (A62)
Continue along until the end and turn left to join Great Ancoats Street (A665)
Follow signs for The University of Manchester and join the Mancunian Way (A57M)
Take the exit from the Mancunian Way signposted A5103/Manchester Airport (M56)/Birmingham (M6)
At the roundabout take the first exit onto Higher Cambridge Street
Turn left at the second set of traffic lights onto Booth Street West and take your first right. The multi-storey car park is ahead of you on the right.

M6/M56

Leave the M6 at Junction 19 and turn right onto the A556
Follow signs for Manchester Airport and join the M56
Stay on M56 until it joins Princess Park Way (A5103)
Continue for a further four miles (6km) before turning right at Young's Royal Brewery into Moss Lane East (B5219)
Continue to the T-junction and turn left onto Oxford Road (B5117)
Proceed down Oxford Road, continue past the Museum and turn left at the next set of traffic lights onto Booth Street West
Take the first left behind Manchester Business School. The multi-storey car park is ahead of you on the right.

M67

At the end of the motorway, join Hyde Road (A57)
Continue along for approx 3 miles (4.5km), following signs for the City Centre
Upon reaching a major roundabout (the Apollo Theatre is on the left) take the second exit, Brunswick Street (signposted The University of Manchester)
Continue along and go straight through the next set of traffic lights.
At the T- junction, turn right on to Oxford Road, heading towards the city centre.
Proceed down Oxford Road, continue past the Museum and turn left at the next set of traffic lights onto Booth Street West
Take the first left behind Manchester Business School. The multi-storey car park is ahead of you on the right.

From Victoria Station

Onto Deansgate passing Kendals on your right. Turn left at traffic lights onto John Dalton St. Keep straight ahead following signs for central Manchester and continue onto Princess St. Turn right at Grosvenor St. and left at the next set of traffic lights onto Oxford Rd. Keep in the right lane to the bridge signed University of Manchester. Turn right at these lights onto Booth St. West. Immediately after passing Manchester Business School on your left, turn left and keep going until you reach the multi-storey car park.

Oxford Road (B5117)

From the north end of Oxford Rd. with the BBC on your left side, get in the right-hand lane until the bridge signed University of Manchester. Turn right at these lights onto Booth St. West. Immediately after passing Manchester Business School on your left, turn left and keep going until you reach the multi-storey car park.

From the south end of Oxford Rd. with the Academy and Contact theatre on the left hand side, continue past the Museum and turn left at the next set of traffic lights onto Booth St. West Immediately after passing Manchester Business School on your left, turn left and keep going until you reach the multi-storey car park.

  • How to get here (PDF Document, 116 KB)
  • How to get here

    Map showing how to get to The Manchester Museum. You can dowload a larger map opposite

    The Manchester Museum,
    The University of Manchester,
    Oxford Road,
    Manchester, M13 9PL
    0161 275 2648

    You can download a larger map (as a PDF) opposite or use the tripadvisor widget opposite