Hunterian Museum

University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Building, Glasgow G12 8QQ

0141 330 4221

hunterian-enquiries@glasgow.ac.uk

www.gla.ac.uk/hunterian/

Guide Last Updated: 31/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • The Hunterian Museum is located on level 4 of the Gilbert Scott Building.

  • 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.

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

  • This venue is situated in Glasgow.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Partick.

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

  • The nearest underground station is Hillhead.

  • This venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located outside the John McIntyre Building.

  • The convenient dropoff point is located directly outside the Hunterian Museum entrance

  • There are 2 designated parking bays for Blue Badge holders which are located opposite the Hunterian Museum entrance, outside the John McIntyre Building.

  • The dimensions of the bay are 290cm x 460cm and it is 19 metres away from the entrance.

  • There are designated bays for disabled staff, students and visitors across the campus.

  • Students and staff who are Blue Badge holders automatically receive a parking permit free of charge.

  • Please seehttp://www.gla.ac.uk/services/central/parking/for further details.

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  • 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 away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 287cm (9ft 5in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to and beyond the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the right as you enter the main entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from main entrance.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 170cm x 200cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

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

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

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  • The reception desk is 20m (22yd) from the the lift.

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

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • Lighting levels are low.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The reception is located on level 4.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located as you exit the lift into the museum.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

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  • There are uneven surfaces where different rooms join within the museum.

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  • Exhibits cannot be audio described.

  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.

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

  • Touch tours are not available.

  • 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 make a request in advance.

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  • The lift is located to the rear of the exhibition hall.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

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

  • The lift is 75m (82yd) from the lift.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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  • The nearest accessible toilets are located on Level 2 of the Gilbert Scott Building.

  • The nearest standard toilets are located on Level 2 of the Gilbert Scott Building.

  • Registered assistance dogs are welcomed.

  • Disability awareness training is available for all staff through the Staff Development Service.

  • Other training relating to specific areas of disability awareness, such as curriculum development or a specialised software package is provided from the Learning and Teaching Centre, IT Services and the Student Disability Service.