Kelham Island Museum Kelham Island Museum

Kelham Island Museum

Alma Street, Sheffield, S3 8RY, United Kingdom | 0114 2722106 | Website

Disabled Access Day & Access Conference

A Special Free Opening of the Museum 10.00am to 4.45pm

10am  Autism Friendly Hour - reduced sensory input in the museum until 11am 

All day: Stalls in the Museum for visitors to access information from local and national disabled access groups 


11am Storytelling for under 5s (Story of the Mysterious Egg)

11.30 am : Touch Tour of the Museum 

1.30 : BSL Tour of the Museum 

2.30 – 3.15pm: Storytelling with puppets for 5 – 11yrs (Story of Ironie)

 Talks programme 

10.30 – 11am Steaming on with Inclusive Access: An overview of the  “Sheffield 1916: Steel Steam and Power” and how inclusive access principals are being worked into the project 

11.30 – 12noon Bog Standard Practice: An introduction to inclusive access design principals in action from toilets to text panels. 

12.30 – 1pm Stories, Songs and Signs: How museums can provide access to disabled children and their families 

1.30 – 2pm Dementia Awareness: An introduction to becoming a dementia friendly museum 

2.30 – 3pm Visual Impairment Awareness: A practical introduction to the experiences of visually impaired visitors followed by a brief tour by members of the Inclusive Access Forum.
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