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Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1DL

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in in the Museum of East Anglian Life.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Stowmarket.

Opening Times (March - November)

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:45..
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:45..
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:45..
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:45..
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:45..
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:45..
  • Sunday 11:00 - 16:45..

Opening Times (January - March)

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Saturday 10:00 - 13:15..
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (November - December)

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:15..
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:15..
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 250cm x 460cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 1in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 100m (109yd) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 103m (113yd) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located directly in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 240cm (7ft 10in).

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left side of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk has 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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.