Access

wheelchair user in the museum

Guide

A complete access guide for the Museum of Liverpool is available on the Disabled Go | website.

Parking

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. 

Group visits

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 julia.bryan@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk |to discuss these. 

City centre services 

Shopmobility

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 One website |  or by calling 0151 707 0877.

Dial-a-ride

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|.