GoMA (Gallery of Modern Art)

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH

01412 873 050

museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums

Guide Last Updated: 20/09/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 20:00.

  • Friday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Glasgow Queen Street.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The photograph show the street outside the venue.

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  • This information is for the entrance located Queen Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located on the left as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an easy ramp (width 162cm) on the lower ground floor between the lift and the library/café.

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  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.

  • This library does have a regular supply of books in large print.

  • This library does have a regular supply of books on tape or disc.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • Adapted IT facilities are available in the Library.

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  • The reception desk is 30m (33yd) from the front entrance.

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • Once inside, there is not level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and beverages.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located between the lift and the Café.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 162cm (5ft 4in).

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off the main foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3-4-5.

  • The lift is 17m (18yd 23in) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the lower ground floor.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 204cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 8in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is push.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a mirror.

  • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 106cm (3ft 6in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is an additional accessible toilet on the 5th floor of the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 97cm (3ft 2in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the lift entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the lift entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The photographs show the female and male toilets respectively.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • For major exhibitions the main information panel is supplied in Braille and all labels in large print.

  • There are BSL and Descriptive tours offered for each exhibition and there is also a regular workshop programme for the Visually Impaired.