Salford Museum and Art Gallery

We offer free admission and welcome all children accompanied by a responsible adult.

The Museum and Art Gallery is closed on a Monday.

Christmas opening hours

Salford Museum and Art Gallery will close from 4,45pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2015 and re-open at 1.00pm on Saturday 2nd January 2016.

Visitor notice

Due to emergency maintenance work a few paintings from our Victorian Gallery have been removed temporarily. Further details can be found via our Victorian Gallery page.

Salford Museum, © Nick Harrison

Find us

Peel Park
The Crescent
M5 4WU
0161 778 0800

Opening times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The cafe is open on weekdays from 8:30am - 4:00pm and on weekends from 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Unless otherwise stated, this facility is closed on bank holidays.


  • Free entry
  • 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
  • Accessible toilet available
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Tactile statues

Please see the heritage Access Policy Statement for more information about access at Salford Museum and Art Gallery and Ordsall Hall.


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


Things to Do

12:30 pm to 3:00 pm Sunday 29th November 2015
Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Drop in for a different activity every week from 12.30pm....

3:00 pm Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Join a member of the museum team to explore the stories of...

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Saturday 5th December 2015
Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Free entry, £4 to meet Father Christmas

Join us for a weekend of Christmas celebrations as we begin...