Planning your visit
Before you Arrive
i. Wheelchairs / Mobility scooters
Wheelchair users are welcome.However, mobility scooters and larger electric wheelchairs are unable to be used in the building as the circulation routes are often too narrow. A wheelchair is available to borrow from the Museum.
Mobility scooters can be parked at the owner’s risk inside the railings on the paved area near the main entrance. The gate to access this area is 1100mm and the flagged pavement leading to the entrance door slopes at a gradient of 1:10.
ii. Assistance & Therapy Animals
All assistance and therapy animals are welcome. Puppies in training are welcome. A drinking bowl for dogs is provided.
If you have a carer to help you, there is no admission charge for them.
The Museum is closed for a short period during the winter. Click here for further information on opening hours.
Admission Prices (including concessions)
Click here for information about admission and tickets.
General Enquiries Number
The Museum number is: 01225 428126.
A tour of the museum is likely to take 1-1½ hours.