A friendly, creative & accessible venue for everyone
Situated on the waterfront in MediacityUK we are really easy to get to from Manchester City Centre either via bus or tram with parking available in the Lowry Outlet Mall. We are fully accessible with step free access, lifts enabling to all floors and accessible toilets throughout.
Whether you’re in the area for the day with the family, visiting the galleries (home of one of the largest LS Lowry collections in the World) or attending a theatre performance, we can’t wait to welcome you to The Lowry!
Please note: Children under the age 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
We are proud to be an accessible venue and have a range of facilities to meet visitors’ requirements.
Building Opening Times
Mon – Sun: 10am.
Unless there is a theatre performance or significant public activity in the building, from Monday to Sunday the building will close at 6pm.
Gallery Opening Times
Sun – Fri from 11am; Sat from 10am
Galleries close: 5pm daily
Meet Mr Lowry film: shown from 10am daily
Counter Opening Times
10am – 6pm Mon – Sun
When there are no shows in the theatre. Close 8pm on performance nights.
Christmas Opening Times
Christmas Eve: 10am – 6pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed
New Years Eve: 10am – 6pm
New Years Day: Closed
Pier Eight Opening Times
Pier Eight Restaurant is open for pre-theatre dining for Lyric & Quays Theatre shows, with our extended menu and opening on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings. Please check for availability.
Pier Eight Bar is open from 5pm until late every Thursday & Friday and 12pm until late every Saturday & Sunday, as well as pre-theatre (matinee & evenings) Monday to Wednesday.