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Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum

Route de la Lague, St Saviour, Guernsey, GY7 9BY

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Introduction

Opening Times (March - October)

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Friday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:30.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 16:30.

Location

  • This venue is situated in St Saviour.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Guernsey Pearl.
    • The car park is located off Route de la Lague.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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 (no doors).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located eading to the service(s) .
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the museum and ticket office.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the museum and ticket office.
  • The steps are located eading to the service(s) .
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments
    • The ramp does not bypass the steps.

Outside Access (Ticket Office)

  • 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 towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Ticket Office)

  • 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 clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the ticket office entrance.
  • The desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the entrances .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Outside Access (Museum 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 79cm (2ft 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 12 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Other Floors (Museum)

  • Steps
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting level is medium.
  • Other
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional exhibits.

Museum

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

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located at the Guernsey Pearl.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • The nearest standard toilets are located at the Guernsey Pearl.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.