Hypocaust and Roman Mosaic Museum

Verulamium Park, St. Michaels, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4SW

01727 751 810

c.green@stalbans.gov.uk

www.stalbansmuseums.org.uk

Guide Last Updated: 30/08/2017

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.

  • This venue is situated in St. Albans.

  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is St. Albans City Station.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Parking facilities are shared with the Verulamium Museum.

  • There is an electronic scooter available to loan from Verlumamium Museum to the Hypocaust Museum.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located on the approach to the museum.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There are 8 steps at 15 cm deep with handrails to the right hand side of the museum entrance approach. Alternatively there is a moderate ramp at 160 cm wide to the left of the steps.

  • The actual left side entrance of the museum is an easy gravel slope which is 160 cm wide.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • Lighting levels are low.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located around the edge of the centre mosaic.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • 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 5 step(s) to the area / service.

  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • Access to the Hypocaust & Roman Mosaic Museum is via the gravel path across the park with easy slopes in places from the car park. The pathway is 160 cm wide. It is 420 m from the car park.

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

  • To borrow the wheelchair, Verulamium Museum.

  • Documents are not available in Braille.

  • Documents are not available in large print.

  • Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.