We are located on Cheetham Hill Road, one of Manchester’s most diverse areas and just 15 minutes’ walk from Manchester’s Victoria station and 30 minutes walk from Manchester City Centre.
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We are just a 15 minute walk from Victoria Station and Manchester’s Green Quarter. Use can use Google Maps to plan your walk.
We are an easy cycle away from Manchester City Centre and there are 8 spaces at our on-site bike racks at the front of the museum.
Both the 41 and 135 buses stop on Cheetham Hill Road within 100m from the museum’s entrance at the Elizabeth Street and Derby Street stops.
By Metrolink or Train
The nearest Metrolink Stop is Victoria Station which is a 15 minute walk from the museum.
If travelling by metrolink check the Metrolink website for times and updates. Metrolink operates a zone fare system (view map here) and tickets can be purchased from machines at stops and on the free Get Me There app. For information on changes to services please visit transformationinformation.co.uk or if you’re on Twitter follow @MCRMetrolink.
Unfortunately there is no on site parking, however there is free parking on all streets around the museum. If travelling for an event we recommend leaving enough time for a short walk from your car to the museum.
Blue badge holders can park for up to three hours on any single or double yellow line so long as you aren’t blocking any access to loading areas. For further information on disabled parking visit the Manchester City Council website.