Access Information

Tiverton Museum is fully accessible to wheelchair users with a lift and an accessible toilet.

Assistance dogs: Guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome throughout the Museum. Please ask for water/food bowls which can be borrowed from the Front Desk.

Lifts: The lift is wheelchair accessible. We are currently limiting numbers in the lift at one time to ensure visitors are able to adhere to social distancing to 1 person or household.

Toilets and baby changing facilities: All toilets are by the entrance on the Ground Floor, including a wheelchair-accessible toilet. Baby change is available in the ladies and gentlemen’s toilets. We are currently limiting numbers to one person or household in the toilet at one time. Please us the sliders on the doors to indicate they are in use. If you find the toilets in use please queue behind the barrier.

Breast feeding: The Museum welcomes breast feeding. If you require a private space, please ask the Front Desk and access will be provided to a quiet office area whenever possible.

Picnic areas and refreshments: In good weather packed lunches can be eaten in the yard area of the museum. The museum does not have a café, but there are a number of independent cafes nearby, please ask the front desk for details. Your ticket is valid for the whole day and you can come and go from the museum as you like. We are currently not issuing physical tickets to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid 19. Please inform staff on the front desk that you wish to leave and return.

Wheelchairs: The Museum is fully wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair is available and can be booked in advance by telephoning 01884 256295 or emailing The wheelchair will be sanitised prior to use and quarantined for 72 hours after use.

Induction loop: A portable induction loop is available on the Front Desk on request.

Dementia Friends: A number of our staff and volunteers have undergone Dementia Friends training.

Read further pre-visit accessibility information.

View a large print accessibility map. 

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