Perth Museum & Art Gallery

78 George Street, Perth, Perthshire PH1 5LB

01738 632 488

museum@culturepk.org.uk

www.pkc.gov.uk

Guide Last Updated: 10/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00.

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

  • This venue is situated in Perth.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Perth.

  • 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 Mill Street Car Park.

  • The car park is located off Mill Street.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 350cm x 470cm (11ft x 15ft).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in front of the venue on Mill Street.

  • 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 at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 154cm (5ft) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the side of the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located in front and after the first set of doors.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • The ramp overcomes the set of steps in front of the main entrance and give access to the platform lift that overcomes the second set of steps.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the lobby between the two sets of doors.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

  • The lift is 3m (3yd 11in) from the main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 83cm (2ft).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 87cm x 140cm (2ft x 4ft).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in 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 controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The reception desk is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is medium height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is available only on request.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading to the lower ground gallery.

  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • The availability of tactile signage does not depend on exhibition.

  • The availability of Braille signage depends on exhibition.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • The availability of touch tours depends on exhibition.

  • Video tours are not available.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the the hearing system.

  • A deposit is not required for the hearing system.

  • Concessions are not available.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, please ask a member of staff at reception.

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • It is located in the male standard toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 183cm x 152cm (6ft x 4ft 12in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).

  • 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 lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 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 43cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 136cm (4ft 6in).

  • 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 wash basin.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Baby Change Facilities

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • The baby change facilities are located in the male standard toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 91cm (2ft 11in).

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

  • An accessible toilet of a similar configuration is available in the female standard toilet.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the left as you enter.

  • The female and male toilets are 15m (16yd 15in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

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