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Tudor World

40 Sheep Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6EE

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Tudor World is an independent museum set within a Tudor property in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon.
    • The museum is available for Shakespeare tours, ghost tours and school visits.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Friday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Comments View
    • Shakespeare tours take place at 14:00 every Saturday (except during the Christmas period).
    • Ghost tours of the building take place at 18:00 every evening. On Saturday they take place at 18:00, 19:00, 20:00 and 21:00.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Stratford-upon-Avon.

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 NCP Rother Street.
    • The car park is located in Rother Street.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 270cm x 1200cm (8ft 10in x 39ft 4in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located at the top and bottom of Sheep Street.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 270cm x 1500cm (8ft 10in x 49ft 3in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located in Sheep Street.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The are 3 designated Blue Badge spaces at the bottom and top of Sheep Street. Parking for Blue Badge holders is free.
    • On street parking for non Blue Badge holder is permitted for 1 hour and is charged.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 240cm (7ft 10in).

Level Change (Main Entrance, Ticket Shop and Standard Toilets)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • Comments View
    • Beyond the entrance leading to the ticket shop and standard toilet is a moderate slope.
    • The pathway here is cobbled and very uneven.

Ticket Office Door

  • The door to the ticket office opens away from you, is single, permanently held open and is 160cm wide.

Counter (Ticket Shop Counter)

  • The counter is 31m (33yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is not level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • The height of the counter is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

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

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a designated route to follow around the exhibits. Along the route are doorways with moderate ramps.
  • Various deep steps are located throughout the area.
  • There is an iPad available for wheelchairs users to look at the exhibits where access is not available.

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 available.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Concessions are available.
  • There is a wheelchair to borrow.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.