Salford Local History Library



Local History Library, Nick Harrison copyright

Opening times

  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm (by appointment only)
  • Wednesday: 9.30am to 8.00pm (drop-in)
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 4.30pm (by appointment only)
  • Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm (by appointment only)

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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 & Art Gallery at the following rates:

  • Up to 3 hours: £2.50
  • 3 - 6 hours: £5.50
  • Over 6 hours: £9.00

All monies generated will go towards the running of the museum.


  • Local History
  • Library

What's on offer

  • Family history
  • Local history