Salford Local History Library

Local History Library, Nick Harrison copyright

Appointment service

The Local History Library now runs as an appointment only service between the following times:

  • Tuesday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 8.00pm
  • Thursday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Friday: 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Booking is essential so please telephone 0161 778 0814 to book an appointment. If the Library isn't available please call our Museum Reception on 0161 778 0800 for further information. Appointments cannot be booked through reception.

Periods where the library will be available or unavailable can be checked prior to booking on the Google Calendar.

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