The museum is on a major bus route and close to tram and train stations.
- Approximately 14-minute walk from Oxford Road train station
- Approximately 17-minute walk from St Peter’s Square Metrolink stop
- Approximately 21-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station
- 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. Ask for the bus stop nearest to Manchester Museum, Oxford Road
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 six car parks on campus with a mixture of permit and public parking. Find the details here.
The nearest car park is UoM Car Park D, Booth Street West (access via Higher Cambridge Street). This is available to the public as well as staff and students. Postcode: M15 6FH
The Aquatics Centre car park is also close to the museum.
For groups arriving via bus or coach, there is a bay for buses and coaches outside the Museum on Oxford Road. Buses and coaches can pass through the bus gate on Oxford Road, providing that the vehicle has at least nine seats, excluding the driver.
Please be aware that there are bus gates on Oxford Road. This means that parts of the road are only open to buses, black cabs and pedal cycles from 6am to 9pm every day. If you enter a bus lane or use a bus gate, you may get a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).