Methodist Archives and Research Centre
Main repository of the Connexional
records of the British Methodist
Church. One of the world’s richest
collections of evangelical Christian
material. Library buildings combine
awe-inspiring Victorian Gothic brick
architecture alongside stunning modern
buildings including visitor facilities.
Regular exhibition programme.
Additional vistor information
Café on site
John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Manchester M3 3EH
Mon 12 noon -5pm, Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 12 noon - 5pm.
Reader services: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm, except Thurs when service available to 7pm and closed Sunday. Access to material in the Methodist collection is strictly by prior appointment. All materials in the collections must be requested and are consulted under supervised conditions. Readers are required to apply for a JRL ticket, and may require a letter of recommendation from the Methodist Church to access the rarest materials.
Dr Peter Nockles or Dr Gareth Lloyd
Tel: 0161 275 3755
Getting there [SJ835982]
Located on south side of Manchester city centre.
Train: nearest station Manchester Piccadilly, 20-minute walk.
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