Visiting Woodhorn Museum:
Please read Woodhorn Museum Access Plan below for detailed information on visiting the museum, or alternatively you can ring us on 01670 624455 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help with your visit.
Here are the 10 key points to know:
1. There is a car park at the museum, accessible spaces are located on the right as you arrive near the Welcome huts.
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 accessible toilets and baby change available around the museum and a changing places fully accessible toilet situated on the upper ground floor of the main Cutter building.
4. Our main museum spaces are fully accessible and we have access ramps in most of the historic buildings.
5. The museum site is quite spread out – we have wheelchairs and an electric scooter available to borrow. Please contact us in advance to book.
6. We have an accessible multi-sensory play outdoor area.
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 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. The museum has induction loops, large print and you can borrow ear defenders.
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