Access

A disabled parking space is situated outside the museum in New King Street but this cannot be booked in advance.

An audio tour is available for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, accompanied by a book of tactile images.

The museum has a virtual tour for visitors with mobility problems on the ground floor. It is also possible to see the exhibition on a screen in the reception area.

There are tactile plans of the museum and garden  with raised lettering and Braille.

In the workshop, replica objects (such as Herschel’s polishing machine or his telescope mirrors) are designed to be handled.

Assistance Dogs are welcome.

QR Codes: the following languages are now available on Smartphone and tablet through the museum: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian and English.
LEARN MORE about our QR codes project by clicking here.

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