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image for Guided Walk item typeAshby Museum Guided Walk at Ashby de la Zouch Museum

  • MLA's Museum Accreditation Scheme sets out nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK

Guided Walk, Wed 4 Jul 2018, £4

MLA ACCREDITED MUSEUM LEICS & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM

Contact

Ken Hillier

01530 260090

Address

North Street,
Ashby de la Zouch,
Leicestershire,
LE65 1HU

Details

Ken Hillier will explain the rise and fall of Ashby's ambition to rival Buxton and Leamington.

Walk leaves the museum at 7pm.

Walk Route: Around the Town

Facilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 4 Jul 2018 19:00

Prices

Pre book £4.00 per person. Either in person at the Museum or by telephone

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 4 Jul Ashby Museum Guided Walk
Sat 28 Jul Family Archaeology

Facilities

  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Notes

There is a temporary ramp available for wheelchair users to access the meeting room.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 358169  Lat: 52.74864 Long: -1.47039

The museum occupies the same building as the library, the Tourist Information Centre and is next to Hood Park Leisure Centre.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 12.9 km from Loughborough station