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Group visits

Thinking of bringing or coming as part of a group to the gallery?

Entry to the Whitworth is free, with daily tours on a range of topics from Tuesday to Sunday at 2pm.

Check what’s on to find out more about our special tours, talks and events, or join our mailing list to stay informed as to what’s coming up.

  • Group Bookings: To book a self-led group visit, pre-book a gallery tour for your group, or to find out more about visiting the gallery in general, call us on 0161 275 7450 or email the Visitor Team
  • Specialist Group Bookings: To book a specialist gallery tour with a Whitworth Curator, please supply the following information about your proposed visit:
    1     Proposed date
    2     Organisation
    3     Number in group
    4     Organiser's name and contact details (email and telephone)
    5     What is the specialist interest focus for the tour?

    Please note a minimum of two months’ notice is required.

  • Study Centre Bookings: The Study Centre at the Whitworth is where you can study and enjoy works from our outstanding collections. The Study Centre is available to all by appointment with the relevant curator.  For more information and to book an appointment head to our Study Centre page. 

  • Schools and Colleges – Self-led Visits: Lead your class or group around the gallery yourself with our free, self-guided visits.
    We can provide everything you need to design and support your visit, which must be booked in advance.
    To book a self-led schools visit, call us on 0161 275 7453 or email the learning team.

Visit our Tours page for information on the tours we offer

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