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Pickford's House

41 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1DA, United Kingdom | 01332 715181 | Website

Local Museum

3

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This review is especially helpful for those who have or use the following: Powerchair

Overview

Partially wheelchair accessible.

Transport & Parking

3

There is a car park behind the museum but there are no marked bays.

Access

3

Entrance in via a ramp. The door is lightweight and manual. There is a doorbell to ask for help if needed. Once through the door you are on the ground floor. This floor is accessible in a wheelchair and contains drawing room, morning room and dining room. The information boards are not in large print. I was able to see everything in this floor. The basement is accessed via the gardens. The path narrows to 740mm at one point and has a tiny step at the end. The side door has a step (about height of many dropped kerbs); however due to the mud my chair actually got stuck. With much pushing I managed to get in. The shop is small and would be difficult to access in a wheelchair due to the layout of the displays. The kitchen is accessible in a wheelchair. The air-rade shelter cannot be viewed in a wheelchair as there is a step single step. The gardens are accessible as long as your chair can get through a gap of 740mm. There are benches. Level 1 and 2 which contain the bedrooms and servants quarters are inaccessible as access is via a steep staircase. There is a virtual wall through tour of these floors available online available on the Pickford House section of Derby museums website.

Toilets

0

Toilets are accessed via the staircase on level 1.

Staff

5

Anything else you wish to tell us?

I have recommended a ramp.

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