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Wolves Museum

Wolverhampton Wanderers - Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4QR

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Museum - Introduction

  • The Wolves Museum is a football experience for all the family, young or old.
  • Travel through time and experience the great history of Wolves and how they shaped modern football.
  • There is a specially produced cinema show in the separate screening room.
  • The Museum is based on four specially designed zones; The Interactive Games Zone, The History Zone, The Club Zone and The Hall of Fame.
  • To buy Museum tickets please visit the Megastore or call 0371 222 1877.

Matchday Opening Times

  • Monday - Thursday: 15:00 until kick-off.
  • Friday: 12:00 until kick-off.
  • Saturday: 09:00 until kick-off
  • Sunday: 10:00 until kick-off.

Non-Matchdays Opening Times

  • Fridays: 12:00 - 17:00
  • Saturdays: 11:00 - 16:30
  • Sundays: 11:00 - 15:30.

Contact Details

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the stadium/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact contact the club in advance.
  • Wristbands are available for people who have a hidden disability, to help enhance the matchday experience (photograph 1).
  • For additional information on the facilities and services available for disabled supporters, including buying a ticket, away fixtures and a map of the stadium, please click here (opens new tab).
  • For the Wolves Disability Access Officer's Newsletter please click here (opens new tab).
  • For information on Wolves Disabled Supporters Association, please click here (opens new tab).

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Molineux Stadium is located just outside the centre of Wolverhampton, off Waterloo Road.
      From the North
      Exit the M6 at junction 12. At the island take third exit onto A5 for Wolverhampton.
      At the next island turn left onto A449.
      After six miles the A449 passes under the M54. Carry straight on and at the sixth island (Five Ways) take the third exit onto Waterloo Road. Molineux is one mile straight on.
      From the South-West
      Exit the M5 at junction 2. Follow the signs for Wolverhampton on the A4123 for eight miles to the Ring Road.
      Turn left on the Ring Road, following signs for Molineux.
      Take the second exit at the next two islands, pass Banks’s Brewery and swimming baths on the left and then turn left at the next set of traffic lights. Molineux is 500 yards on the right.
      From the South-East:
      Exit the M6 at junction 10. Take A454 via Willenhall to Wolverhampton Ring Road.
      At the first Ring Road island, take the fourth exit (A449 to Stafford). Continue straight on at the next two sets of traffic lights.
      Filter right at the third set of lights into Waterloo Road. Molineux is 500 yards on right.
      Road Closure Information
      Waterloo Road will be closed from the roundabout leading to ASDA up to the traffic lights at Newhampton Road from 90 minutes before kick-off, up until a period at the discretion of the Matchday Safety Officer at the end of the game (expected to be between 15 and 30 minutes).
      The following roads will be closed from one hour before kick-off, up until a period at the discretion of the Matchday Safety Officer at the end of the game (expected to be between 15 and 30 minutes); Molineux Street (at the junction with Camp Street and Sir Hayward Way), Sir Jack Hayward Way (opposite the Stan Cullis Car Park kiosk) and the top of Whitmore Hill.
      For more information on road closures around Molineux Stadium please visit -https://www.wolves.co.uk/news/club/20171020-road-closures-information.
    • On non-matchdays parking is available in front of the Billy Wright Stand and the Stan Cullis Stand.
      On matchdays there are a number of car parks available; designated Blue Badge parking is available in the Stan Cullis and Wanderers Car Park.
  • By Bus View
  • By Train View

Car Parking & Drop-off

Outer Concourse and Walkways

Outside Access (WV1 Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Stan Cullis Stand.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.

Reception

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located ahead as you enter the entrance.
    • The reception point is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is high (110cm+).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 77cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered section of the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is tiles.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is a waiting area close to the reception point.
    • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
    • There are seats with armrests on both sides.
    • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter the entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1 and 3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located ahead as you enter the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1 and 3.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 108cm x 220cm (3ft 7in x 7ft 3in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Level 1 Lift Lobby (Museum))

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located on the Level 1 lift lobby.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 260cm x 250cm (8ft 6in x 8ft 2in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 190cm (6ft 3in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 95cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Entrance (Museum)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Level 1 of the Stan Cullis Stand.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width with a locked extension leaf.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Reception (Museum)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to the left when entering the Museum.
    • The reception point is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the Museum Entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • The counter is staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided in the reception area.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is vinyl.

Museum - Start

  • There is step-free access throughout the museum.
  • The surface throughout the museum is vinyl.
  • There is no set route around the museum.
  • When entering the museum there are football shirts, boots and trophies on the left hand side wall.
  • The lowest exhibits are 50cm high.
  • There is a screen showing 'Our Life', a story about Wolves from a fans view.
  • The height of the screen is 120cm to 170cm from the floor.
  • From here you enter the main part of the museum through a working turnstile.
  • The width of the turnstile is 50cm.
  • There is an accessible entrance to the left of the turnstile.
  • The accessible entrance has automatic doors with a width of 105cm.
  • The automatic doors open away from you.

Museum - Exhibits, Activities and Screens

  • Please see below a list of some of the exhibits, activities and screens within the Museum.
  • 1. Activity Wall - 'Beat the Keeper'. The lowest push pad is 59cm, the highest push pad is 182cm.
  • 2. The 'Story of the Wolves'. The lowest exhibit is 33cm
  • 3. 'Glorious Wolves'. The touchscreen height 90cm - 120cm.
  • 4. Nationwide Division 1 Play-Off Winners. The screen height is 127cm - 154cm.
  • 5. 'A Lifetime of Wolves'. The screen height is 90cm - 115cm.
  • 6. 'The Wolves Quiz'. The three touchscreens are at a height of 90cm - 115cm.
  • 7. 'Famous Fans'. The touchpads are at a height of 90cm (lowest) and 147cm (highest).
  • 8. 'Hall of Fame'. The screens are at a height of 88cm (lowest) and 120cm (highest).

Cinema

  • Access to the cinema is via an opening 150cm wide.
  • The cinema flooring is carpet.
  • There is cushioned bench seating at a height of 49cm.
  • The step leading to the second row is 10cm high.
  • The step leading to the third row is 19cm high.
  • The exit has no doors and is via an opening 150cm wide.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Museum - Right Side Transfer Space)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the Museum.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 215cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 1in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 96cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Museum - Left Side Transfer Space)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the Museum.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 94cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • The mixer tap was broken at time of survey (October 2018).

Exit

  • Exit View
    • This information is for the exit located after the 'Hall of Fame' section.
    • The exit area/door is clearly signed internally.
    • The exit is step-free.
    • The exit door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The 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 160cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this exit.