Venue DescriptionFun for all the family whatever the weather! Explore the largest collection of historic British cars in the newly refurbished Museum. Take a walk down the 'Time Road' and discover how both motoring and family life has changed through the decades including period music and memorable events such as the introduction of double yellow lines. Travel through 'Making British Cars' and see how influential the motor industry has been over the years and where it is heading in the future. Get 'Under The Skin' and unravel the mystery of how cars work with interactive exhibits. Experience how suspension has improved over time and compare the difference between rack and pin and power steering. Enjoy a free guided tour with one of the enthusiastic guides who will help bring the cars to life. There is also an onsite café serving hot and cold meals and snacks. Check our website for information on great school holiday activities and special weekend motoring events.
Access around the building - The museum is on one main level, (no steps or inclines) with automatic doors, wide walkways and doorways suitable for wheelchairs /Motability scooters. There is a reduced height pay desk, plenty of seating around the building and lift access to the Cafe. Interpretation is a mix of audio and visual with hands on interactive points.
Accessibility Guide Link: https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/plan-your-visit/access-and-facilities
VAQAS - Gold Accolade 2016 & 2017 VAQAS - Welcome Accolade 2018
There is a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities on the Museum level with wide doors, grab rails, a raised toilet seat, easy turn taps, and an emergency pull cord. There are 2 further disabled toilets outside the Café, one left handed and one right, with the same spec.
All Museum staff have completed the Disability Awareness & Etiquette training run by Wideaware and Dignity at Work training.
Please see our website for further information and the measures we have put in place to keep our visitors safe.
The venue says it has...
- Audio Described
- Accessible Format
- Carer Discount
- Dedicated Seating
- Disabled Access
- Easy Read
- Induction Loop
- Large Print
- Disabled Parking
- Access Statement
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