Salford Local History Library



Local History Library, Nick Harrison copyright

Customer notice

The Local History Library will be closing at 6pm (instead of the usual time of 8pm) on Wednesday 27 September due to emergency work being carried out by United Utilities. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

Opening times

  • Tuesday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm (by appointment only)
  • Wednesday: 10.00am to 8.00pm (drop-in)
  • Thursday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm (by appointment only)
  • Friday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm (by appointment only)

Check availability of appointments on the Google Calendar. Booking is essential, call 0161 778 0814 to make an appointment. Please note on Wednesdays booking is not required.

For more information call the museum reception on 0161 778 0800. Please note appointments cannot be booked through reception.

Find us

Peel Park
The Crescent
M5 4WU
0161 778 0814


  • Three disabled persons' parking spaces adjacent to museum entrance
  • Ramp into the building for wheelchair and pram access
  • Lift inside the museum to access all floors
  • Loop in reception and shop area
  • Disabled persons' toilet
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Braille interpretation panels/tactile statues


Car parking charges apply at Salford museum at the following rates:

  • Up to three hours: £2.00
  • Three to six hours: £5.00
  • Six to twelve hours: £8.00

All monies generated will go towards the running of Salford Museum and Art Gallery


  • Local History
  • Library

What's on offer

  • Family history
  • Local history