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Richard III Experience

Monk Bar, York, YO1 7LQ

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Access Guide

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Opening Times (Nov-March)

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:00.

Opening Times (April-October)

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00.
  • 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.
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    • During the winter the Museum is open 10.00-16.00 7 days a week.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in York.
  • 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 York.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 58cm (1ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Outside Access (Museum Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the museum.
  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Museum Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played In The Shop/Reception area.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Museum)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the upper section of the museum.
  • The steps are located leading to the upper section of the building.
  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Museum

  • Exhibits can 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 available.
  • Video tours are available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Concessions are available.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

York City Centre Access Information