St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH

01412 761 625

museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums

Guide Last Updated: 22/07/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 17:00.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Queen Street.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Cathedral Precinct Public Car Park.

  • The car park is located on Cathedral Precinct.

  • 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located on Castle Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 185cm (6ft 1in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located directly in front of the entrance.

  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on Cathedral Square Precinct.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The lighting levels are low.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2-3.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not 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.

  • There is level access to all floors via the lift.

  • The stair cases to all floors are spiral.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the ground floor lobby to the right of the shop.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B-G-1-2-3.

  • The lift is 8m (26ft 3in) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 140cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 7in).

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

  • The lift does 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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  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, contact the Information Desk.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is 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.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 3m (3yd 10in) from the cafe entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

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

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 5m (16ft 5in) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the right as you enter the accessible entrance.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • 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 width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is light.

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

  • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 76cm (2ft 6in) high.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the standard toilet.

  • The baby change facilities are located next to the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 87cm (2ft 10in).

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

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located at basement level.

  • The female and male toilets are 8m (26ft 3in) from the lift.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The photographs show the female and male toilets respectively.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

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

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • The Glasgow museums magazine Preview is available in Braille on request.