The Art Study Room and Exhibition Space are accessible to a wide range of visitors and we always strive to meet the access needs of everyone who visits us. If you have a specific need which you would like to ask us about, please contact us.

Digital Access and Copying

We also make our collections accessible online in lots of ways; see our digital access guide. In addition, our professional team can provide high quality copies of items from our collections, whether for research, publication or just personal interest. See here for more details.

Physical and Sensory Accessibility

  • Disabled access throughout the building, including a step free entrance with automatic door and wheelchair lifts for all stairs
  • Large print labels
  • Disabled visitor parking
  • Fully accessible toilets
  • Assistance dogs welcome


We encourage visitors to travel by foot, bike and public transport wherever possible.

  • Car Park (limited spaces)
  • Secure bike rack

Facilities and general

  • Baby changing
  • A small cafe serving sandwiches, snacks and hot drinks
  • High chairs for cafe
  • Garden with picnic benches
  • The Nook, a quiet space for reading and relaxing
  • Lockers