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Find out everything you need to know about accessibility before your visit to Locomotion.


Wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities equipped with hand rails and emergency cords are available in the Collection Building.

Information for wheelchair users

The museum is fully wheelchair accessible. However, it is a partially open-air site and visitors will need to use outdoor footpaths up to 1km in length to view all of our buildings.

We have a number of wheelchairs available for visitors’ use. To pre-book, please call us on 01904 685 780.

Information for visitors with visual impairments

Emergency exits are clearly marked with symbols to aid reading.

Assistance dogs are welcome throughout the museum.

Download our booklet of unmissable objects.

Visiting with babies and small children

The unisex accessible toilet has baby changing facilities suitable for all parents.

Find out more about planning a family visit to the museum.

Accessible parking

Disabled parking spaces are located close to the entrance and exit of the museum.