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Lanark Museum

29 Bloomgate (YMCA Building), Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML11 9ET

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Introduction

  • The museum is located on the ground floor of the building.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Lanark.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Individual researchers and group visits (including schools) are welcome at any time by appointment.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Bernards Wynd.
    • The car park is located off Wellgate.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 220cm x 600cm (7ft 3in x 19ft 8in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Hope Street.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There may also be parking available off North Vennel.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 138cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 140cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located along the pavement in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 4cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a third door for the museum immediately to the right as you enter.
    • It is heavy, opens towards you and is 93cm wide.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the third door at the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Museum

  • Exhibits can be audio described.
  • Tactile signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Braille signage for exhibits is not available.
  • Touch tours are available.
  • The availability of touch tours depends on exhibition.
  • Video tours are not available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.