Visiting Berwick Museum and Art Gallery:
Please read Berwick Museum and Gallery Access Plan below for detailed information on visiting the museum, or alternatively you can ring us on 01670 620277 or email us at email@example.com and we will be happy to help you plan your visit.
Here are the 10 key points to know:
1. The nearest car park (Parade) to the museum is directly opposite the barracks entrance.
2. There is an admission charge to visit the museum (please see our Admission & Info page for more information). There is a concession rate available and accompanying carers go free.
3. There are male/female, an accessible toilet and baby change available on site at the barracks.
4. The nearest changing places fully accessible toilet is situated in Tesco Extra, approximately 5 minutes’ drive from the museum.
5. Unfortunately, as our building is historic, we have no lift access to the upper floor, however staff can provide a mini tour using videos and photos, plus any information you need. Please do contact us in advance for more information or ask on arrival.
6. Wheelchair access is available to the Window on Berwick exhibition on the ground floor. The path around the room is 78cm wide at its narrowest point. Access to the temporary galleries and shop is available via two steps, but a ramp can be provided.
7. Our staff are all friendly and welcoming, please do call or email us before you visit or speak to them on arrival if you need any more help or information.
8. We have designated 10.00-11.00am on the last Sunday of the month as a Quiet hour, when the museum usually has fewer visitors and sound will be turned down. Please contact us if you would like to know more.
9. When you visit the museum, you’ll encounter many sounds, smells, tastes and textures. You can handle objects and surfaces, so that you have can have a multi-sensory experience. We run free daily talks.
10. You can borrow ear defenders if required, our old telephone exchange can be quite loud!
Visiting our website
Our website has been designed with access in mind. It has been designed and built in line with the guidelines set by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.
For more information on these standards and web accessibility in general you can visit The Web Accessibility Initiative