Facilities

Come and explore our amazing collections, displays and world-class exhibitions and events. Here’s some more information you might need to plan your visit.

You’ll find:

  • A café
  • Lockers (£1 refundable deposit)
  • Toilets
  • A baby change and baby feeding room
  • A picnic room (available on weekends and outside of school term times)
  • A buggy park
  • You can pick up a key for Kings Weston Roman Villa during opening hours (£5 refundable deposit)

Child visits

There’s certainly a lot to do here for younger visitors – you can find out more in our families section or by having a look at what’s on. Children under the age of 12 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 16 or over.

Access

There is:

  • Level entry through electronic doors (to the left of the main entrance)
  • A platform lift into the museum from the main entrance
  • A passenger lift to all public areas except Sea Dragons, with spoken floor announcements and tactile buttons
  • Lift access to the basement area for pre-booked tours
  • A reception desk with a section at wheelchair-user height
  • Two adult-sized wheelchairs for loan from Reception
  • Staff on all floors
  • Some seating – we can arrange more if you need it
  • Audio descriptions using DiscoveryPen devices in the Egyptian and Assyrian Galleries, and the French Art Gallery. Available from Reception
  • A wheelchair accessible toilet

Café & Shop

Find information on our Café and Shop.