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Opening Times

We are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm
On Thursday we're open until 9pm

Opening Times

Come along and visit the art gallery, The WhitworthShop, café, the Park and grounds.

The Gallery

Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm – Please check our seasonal opening times listed below.

Thursdays we’re open until 9pm – Please check our seasonal opening times listed below.

Closed on Mondays including all Bank Holiday Mondays

Free entry and open to all

Seasonal opening times

The Whitworth is closed:
Sunday 24 December 2023
Monday 25 December 2023
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Monday 1 January 2024

On these Thursdays, the gallery will close at 5pm:
Thursday 21 December 2023
Thursday 28 December 2023
Thursday 4 January 2024

Seasonal hours 

On Thursdays from 1 November 2023 - 31 March 2024, our Parkside gallery entrance will close at 5pm. This is due to the winter evenings becoming darker earlier. The Oxford Road gallery entrance will be open as usual until 9pm.

The Whitworth Shop

The Whitworth Shop is open during the gallery opening times.

Contact the shop email

Telephone 0161 275 7498 

You can visit The Whitworth Shop online to discover bespoke artist-made products linked to our collections and exhibitions. 

Shop the Whitworth collection online

The Whitworth Café

Located in the elegant glass and stainless-steel extension the café overlooks Whitworth Park and the gallery’s art garden. 

Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm

Thursdays 10am-8pm 


Telephone 0161 275 7497

*Café last orders one hour before closing.

*The Whitworth Café is a cashless venue and only accepts payment by credit or debit card.

Visit the café website to find out more about the menus, contact the café team, or to book a table

What’s on at the gallery

Find out which events and exhibitions are on at the gallery.