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image for Museum item typeAshby de la Zouch Museum

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

Museum, £0.50-£1

MLA ACCREDITED MUSEUM LEICS & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM

Contact

Museum Manager

01530 560090

Address

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

Details

A local history museum that tells the fascinating story of Ashby de la Zouch. Family history research and educational services available by appointment. Evening talks and walks can be booked by groups.

Facilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Prices

Adults £1 Children and Senior Citizens 50p

Facilities

  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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

Notes

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

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

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: 8 km from Loughborough station