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World Museum was rated the third most accessible tourist destination in the UK, in the Vitalise Accessible UK Tourism Report 2014.


Video access guide

Video with audio, captions and signed in British Sign Language. It offers an overview of World Museum, with a focus on accessandincludes getting to and getting into the museum. To turn off the captions click on the CC symbol.

Printable access guide

There is also detailed information on accessibility at World Museum on theDisabled Go website.


  • There are a limited number of blue badge parking spaces on William Brown Street, outside the museum. These are owned byLiverpoolCity Council and we cannot reserve them for visitors. The road surface is cobbled.

In the museum

    • Assistance dogs are welcome.
    • Wheelchairs are available to borrow - ask at the information desk.
    • The main entrance is flat, there are automatic doors and there are lifts to all floors.
    • There are toilets on all floors except the ground floor - they are all accessible to wheelchair users.
    • On the first floor there is a 'Changing Places' toilet for adults with carers.


Group visits


If you would like to visit the museum and have specific access requirements for your group, please contactSteve Cross ( discuss these.


We want people with autism to feel welcome when they visit us, and aim to make our museums and galleries autism-friendly.

Please see ourautism-friendly gallery guide to World Museum (pdf) which has photos of spaces outside and inside the museum along withusefulinformation. 

World Museum has signed up to the Autism Charter, throughAutism Together and theConnect to Autism scheme.

Autism Together

City centre services


Visitors with mobility problems may like to make use of Liverpool's Shopmobility service. You can hire equipment includingmanualand electric wheelchairs and electric scooters. The shop is on the third floor of Liverpool One shopping centre,close tothe accessible parking bays in the Strand Street Q-Park. Equipment must be booked in advance and there is a charge.Moreinformation can be found on theLiverpool One 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 cannotuseor have difficulty using public transport. The service runs from 8am to 11pm daily and can be used by members for travelanywherein Merseyside. The service is free for members and one essential travel companion. For further information contactMerseylinkon 0151 709 1929 orvisit the Merseylink website.

What’s on printed guides 

We offer large print versions of both our exhibitions and events guide and our and family guide. They can be requested throughour<atitle="register with="" us"="" href="#contensis" data-cms="{"contentId":5608,"contentTypeId":0,"openAsPopup":false}">register with us page.