Accessibility and Facilities

Accessibility

Level Access

The museum has level access from the main entrance to:

  • Hand Loom Shop
  • Light Green Gallery
  • Dark Green Gallery
  • Blue Gallery
  • Red Gallery
  • Main Reception Desk
  • Museum of Carpet Shop
  • Temporary Exhibition Space

 

Access with steps 

There are steps from the main entrance to:

  • Rear Yard

 

Access with lifts

The museum has access with a lift to:

  •  Viewing Gallery
  • Board Room (for hire)
  •  Richard Pugh Cook Room (for hire)

 

Hearing 

  • The Fire alarm has flashing lights.
  • We have a hearing loop in Reception and all Museum Galleries.
  • All staff have disability awareness training.

Visual

  • Glass doors have contrast markings.
  • The walls and the doors have high colour contrast.
  • We have display information in audio and large print.
  • We have information in audio and large print.

General 

  • We have a concessionary rate for disabled visitors.
  • We have a complimentary ticket policy for personal assistants and carers.
  • All staff have disability awareness training.
Food & Drink

We do not have a café or eating area at the museum. However, there are many lovely cafés and restaurants within a 5 -10 minute walk.
If you are coming as part of a pre-booked group visit, tea & coffee is provided during your introductory talk.

 

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