This video has an overview of the Museum of Liverpool, with a focus on access, signed in British Sign Language. It includes getting to and getting into the museum, as well as the facilities inside. There are optional captions, click on the CC symbol to turn them off or on again.
There are six blue badge parking spaces directly opposite the museum entrance, by the Great Western Railway building. These are about 30 metres from the entrance and need to be pre-booked. To book a space call 0151 478 4545.
In the museum
- The main entrance is flat, there are automatic doors and there are lifts to all floors.
- Assistance dogs are welcome.
- Two wheelchairs are available to borrow, please ask at the welcome desk.
- A Braille guide is available from the welcome desk.
- Cloakroom lockers and keyrings are labelled in Braille.
- Accessible toilets are available on all floors. These are registered Changing Places toilets.
- British Sign Language interpretation and subtitles are available for most films.
- Tables and chairs in the café are free standing.
We offer tactile tours of the museum. If you would like to visit the museum with your group and have specific access requirements please contact Julia Bryan firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss these.
We want people living with autism to feel welcome when they visit us, and aim to make our museums and galleries more autism-friendly. The Museum of Liverpool has signed up to the Autism Charter, through Autism Together and the Connect to Autism scheme.
A thorough guide to accessibility in the Museum of Liverpool is also available on the Disabled Go website.
City centre services
Visitors with mobility problems may like to make use of Liverpool's Shopmobility service. You can hire equipment including manual and electric wheelchairs and electric scooters. The shop is on the third floor of Liverpool One shopping centre, close to the accessible parking bays in the Strand Street Q-Park. Equipment must be booked in advance and there is a charge. More information can be found on the Liverpool Shopmobility page of the Local Solutions website or by calling 0151 707 0877.
The Merseylink Service is a dial-a-ride service for Merseyside people with mobility problems or difficulties, who cannot use or have difficulty using public transport. The service runs from 8am to 11pm daily and can be used by members for travel anywhere in Merseyside. The service is free for members and one essential travel companion. For further information contact Merseylink on 0151 709 1929.
What's on - printed guides
We produce large print versions of both of our what's on publications. Our Family Guide describes our free family exhibitions, events and activities, while our Exhibitions and Events Guide has more on our wide-ranging temporary exhibitions, talks and workshops. They can be requested through our register with us page.