Accessible Discovery Museum Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wheelchair Accessible Throughout,
Wheelchair Accessible Lifts,
Wheelchair Accessible Toilets,
Wheelchair Accessible Café
Accessible Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Enjoy three floors of wheelchair accessible galleries at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle, telling the story of Newcastle and the surrounding area (all floors are accessible by lift).
And view the impressive steam-powered “Turbinia” – once the fastest ship on the planet.
Accessible Parking at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Although the Discovery Museum does not have its own dedicated Blue Badge parking spaces, here are a number of pay and display spaces in the vicinity of the Museum (operated by Newcastle City Council), which include accessible parking bays.
Getting to the Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne using Public Transport
Accessible Entrance to the Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne
The main entrance to the Discovery Museum in Newcastle is wheelchair accessible, and is reached by a slightly sloping paved ramp.
Once at the main entrance, you will find two sets of double-width automatic sliding doors.
Accessible Toilets in the Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne
There are three separate accessible toilets in the Discovery Museum – on the ground, second and fourth floors.
In addition to the accessible toilet on the Ground Floor, there is also a Changing Places toilet on this level.
And although the accessible toilet on the Second Floor is not an official Changing Places facility, it also has a day bed and a shower with a seat.
Accessible Cafe/Restaurant in the Discovery Museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne
On the Second Floor you will find the completely wheelchair accessible Discovery Café which overlooks the Turbinia below!
Thank you – and enjoy your accessible visit to Newcastle!
Discovery Museum News
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