The Portico Library

Manchester, United Kingdom


  • 57 Mosley Street
  • Manchester M2 3HY
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Monday 9.30-16.30
Tuesday 9.30-17.30
Wednesday 9.30-17.30
Thursday 9.30-17.30
Friday 9.30-16.30
Saturday 11.00-15.00
Sunday Closed

Travel Information

Tube / Metro: Piccadilly Gardens
Bus: Piccadilly Gardens
Train: Manchester Piccadilly

The Portico Library is a historic subscription library and exhibitions space in Manchester city centre. A changing programme of exhibitions and events complements the 200-year-old collection, and visitors can enjoy a meal or drink in the gallery cafe Monday to Saturday and discover more at

For information and to submit exhibition proposals phone 0161 236 6785 or email


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