Crawley Museum Accessibility
All public areas of the museum (and most staff areas) are accessible to wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. The building has an entrance ramp with a handrail, a lift to the first floor and an accessible toilet. Seats are available throughout the museum. The museum has limited onsite parking facilities, with two disabled bays. If you would like to book one of these spaces in advance of your visit please contact us. Assistance dogs are welcomed. All exhibition and signage text is 16pt minimum. Guided tours for those with visual impairments are available - please arrange this in advance if possible. Many exhibition objects are on open display and can be touched. Handling boxes are available on request. All audio is push button operated. There are transcripts of audio material in galleries. A quiet space is available on request.
All our public areas are accessible to visitors with pushchairs. There is a lift to the first floor. Subject to space, pushchairs can be parked in the downstairs lobby area. With have three individual toilets, one of which has baby changing facilities. There is a small indoor refreshments area where you can eat your own snacks, as well as a small outdoor space. There are refreshment machines available. The museum includes hands on activities. The museum shop carries a range of reasonably priced souvenir items for children.
Ifield Watermill Accessibility
We plan to make the Watermill more accessible to visitors with limited mobility by installing stair lifts. At present only the ground floor is fully accessible, with steps to the other floors, although the 1st floor can be accessed via an outside ramp. The toilet is also accessible. If you would like further advice please contact us
The Watermill has internal stairs which are not suitable for pushchairs. Pushchairs can be left on the ground floor. The Watermill has one fully accessible toilet, the entrance to which is outside the building. It does not include baby changing facilities. There is an outside area when you can eat your own snacks. The Watermill has a small selection of souvenir items for sale.