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image for Group Visits item typeHinckley & District Museum

  • VistEngland VAQAS

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VAQAS MLA ACCREDITED MUSEUM LEICS & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM

Contact

Phillip Lindley

Address

Lower Bond Street,
Hinckley,
Leicestershire,
LE10 1QU

Details

Local history museum for Hinckley and District housed in 17th century thatched cottage with garden and tearoom. Pre-booking essential.

Coach park: Coaches must park in the nearby bus station 5 minutes away.

Visit hrs: 1

Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Guided tours for groups

Awarded the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award.

Prices

Group rates for pre-booked groups:
Minimum charge for group of 10+ is £10.

Facilities

  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

Awarded the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • 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)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • 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

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 4
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)

Notes

Full access statement available to view or download on the museum website at www.hinckleydistrictmuseum.org.uk

Directions

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Map reference: SP 425941  Lat: 52.54311 Long: -1.37474

Take the A47 or M69 to Hinckley, near town centre on B4667

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.6 km from Hinckley station