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
- Use buses 15, 41, 42, 43, 140-143, 147. 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 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 Higher Chatham St (UoM Car Park D). It is open Monday-Friday, 6am-midnight, and costs £3 for 3 hours, £5 for 3-6 hours, or £2 after 4pm until midnight. On Saturday and Sunday the car park is open 6am-midnight and costs £2 all day.
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).