Our staff are trained to meet the needs of all our visitors. If you have any further questions about Access at the Museum, call 020 8983 5200.
Visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing
Our classrooms and audio visual displays are equipped with an induction loop sound enhancement system.
An induction loop is available from the Information Desk. To use the loop, you will need to switch your hearing aid to the 'T' position.
Visitors who are blind or partially sighted
There are many interactives to touch and play with throughout the Museum such as dressing up clothes, rocking horses, Lego and a dolls' house. The Museum also runs free activities for families every day, including arts and crafts, and storytelling.
Assistance dogs are welcome. Water is available on request.
Visitors with additional learning needs
There are lots of hands-on activities for visitors to engage with at the Museum including the Sensory Pod, a multi-sensory space in the Creativity Gallery.
Visitors with special educational needs
A range of resources and activities are available to visitors with special educational needs. For more information, visit SEN.
Wheelchair users and visitors with mobility difficulties
The Museum is wheelchair accessible and wheelchairs are available from the Information Desk. Seating is available throughout. Accessible toilets (including one fitted with a Radar lock) are located at the front and rear of the Museum, on the Lower Ground Floor. The rear lift can be accessed via the car park at the back of the Museum by prior arrangement.
Parking in the car park at the back of the Museum is available to those with specific access needs. To book a space in advance, call 020 8983 5230.