Accessibility

No.1 Royal Crescent – Museum Building

A recently completed Access Audit concluded with a downloadable  Access Statement .

Two floors of No.1 Royal Crescent – both the main house and the newly-restored domestic wing – are accessible via a lift. In order to protect the furniture and displays from damage mobility scooters are not allowed in No.1. Manual wheelchairs are permitted. Our room guides are all trained to assist visitors with accessing our collections, so please let them know if extra help is needed.

Parking

Blue Badge holders are able to park directly outside No.1 Royal Crescent.

Toilets

An adapted WC is located adjacent to the lift on the ground floor.

Assistance dogs

Welcome throughout the Museum.

 

The Building of Bath Collection is housed in the Countess of Huntingdon’s Chapel which is fully accessible.

 

Beckford’s Tower and Museum is regretfully not accessible for wheelchair users.

 

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy

A disabled parking space is situated outside the museum in New King Street.

An audio tour is available for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, accompanied by a book of tactile images.

A virtual tour is available to visitors with mobility problems on the ground floor; it is also possible to see Constructing the Heavens on a screen in the reception area.

Tactile plans of the museum and garden are available with raised lettering and Braille.

Workshop handling – replicas of objects such as Herschel’s polishing machine situated in the workshop are designed to be handled

 

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