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Accessibility

Parking   
There are 5 designated spaces for blue badge holders within the grounds of the Museum.

Approach   
The entrance to the Museum is clearly indicated with level threshold and automatic doors. Ramps and steps are available for those approaching from Botanic Gardens

Inside Building   
The Museum has a low level reception desk, a shop located near the entrance and a cloakroom.

Most exhibits with lowered display panels and good circulation routes are available throughout the Museum. 

Internal ramps with handrails make almost all areas accessible to wheelchairs; the ramps have a suitable gradient, with levelled sections for stationary periods.

A few areas have stepped access although most have an alternative route for visitors with mobility difficulties.

Wheelchairs
A small number of wheelchairs are kept in the Museum and are available for visitors’ use.

Comfort Facilities   
There are accessible toilets with good facilities throughout the Museum.

Refreshments   
There is a café and coffee dock close to the entrance with lowered service counters, loose and fixed seating and good circulation space including ramps.

Seating   
Seating at regular intervals inside buildings.

Sensory   
Good lighting throughout building. Display cases are positioned at low level and information is clear.

Induction loops are available in many areas of the building.
   
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