visitors, including a lady in a wheelchair, at the Lady Lever Art Gallery

© Mark McNulty

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Lady Lever Art Gallery was rated the fifth most accessible tourist destination in the UK, in the Vitalise Accessible UK Tourism Report 2014.


Video with audio, captions and signed in British Sign Language. It offers an overview of the Lady Lever Art Gallery, with a focus on access and includes getting to and getting into the gallery. To turn off the captions click on the CC symbol.


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

Please see our welcome guide to Lady Lever Art Gallery (pdf) which has photos of the museum and useful information for your visit. 

The Lady Lever Art Gallery has signed up to the Autism Charter, through Autism Together and the Connect to Autism scheme.

Autism Together


  • There are two blue badge parking spaces near the main entrance. These are owned by Port Sunlight Village Trust and we cannot reserve them for visitors. The car park has a flat surface.

In the gallery

    • Assistance dogs are welcome.
    • Access to the gallery is via a ramp, to the left of the building from the car park, into our improved entrance area.
    • Two wheelchairs are available to borrow from the information desk at the main entrance.
    • There is no lift access to the mezzanine level.
    • There is a wheelchair accessible toilet in the basement towards the back of the café (reached via a lift from the ground floor).


Group leaders responsible for visitors with special needs should call our education team on 0151 478 4178.

Local services


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 call 0151 709 1929 or visit 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 through our register with us page.