Redbourn Village Museum

Silk Mill House, The Common, Redbourn, Hertfordshire AL3 7NB

01582 793 397

Guide Last Updated: 15/12/2015

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Access Guide

  • Monday Closed.

  • Tuesday Closed.

  • Wednesday Closed.

  • Thursday Closed.

  • Friday Closed.

  • Saturday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • Sunday 14:00 - 17:00.

  • The venue is closed in December and January.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is St Albans.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located at the side of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are loose chippings.

  • The car park surface is loose chippings.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • Main Entrance

  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 73cm (2ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are not trained to use the system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the Skillman Gallery.

  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • Video tours are available.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Concessions are not available.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The male toilets are located at the rear of the venue.

  • The male toilets are 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Staff do not 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.