Accessibility - National Roman Legion Museum

Visitors with limited mobility and wheelchair users

  • There are parking spaces 50 yards from the front of the museum down the adjacent street, none of these are designated for orange badge holders.

  • Entrance to the museum for wheelchair users is to the right of the front steps. There is a level entrance into the museum, through glass doors.

  • There is wheelchair access to The Gallery and the lower level of The Gallery via a ramp.

  • A wheelchair is available on request. Although this chair cannot be pre-booked and is provided on a first come first served basis, we will notify the Front Desk if an advance request is made.

  • Seating is available throughout The Gallery.

  • Wheelchair access is limited in the Capricorn Centre. A portable ramp is in operation, please ask a member of staff at the Front Desk and they will install the ramp. Alternatively entrance to the Barrack Room can be gained by use of 4 steps, or by the use of a side door outside the front of the museum. Staff will make this entrance available on request.

  • Entrance to the Link building is on a level floor.

Blind and partially sighted visitors

  • Large print guide books are available free on loan. Please ask at the entrance.

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing visitors

  • The Gallery has a good standard of written material to support the collections.


  • Only aid dogs are allowed on site.

  • Drinking water is available on request from the front desk.

  • Dogs must leave the premises to relieve themselves but staff will assist on request