A friendly, creative & accessible venue for everyone

Picture of The Lowry building exterior

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. 

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Opening times

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.

Getting here

Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ

For information on travel tips and transport links to The Lowry please visit ‘How to Get Here’.

How to Get Here

Contact Us

General Enquiries