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General Information and Access Facilities

The main entrance of Surgeons' Hall Museums is via Nicolson Street. Access to the Museums is via the third floor entrance, accessible by lift or staircase. The lift and staircase provide access to all floors of the museum.

Disabled toilet facilities are available in the basement of the Museums.

The museum has a free guide on Bloomberg Connects which has a screen reading function, enlarged text and acts as an audio guide. Currently the guide only covers the History of Surgery museum however, this will be expanding in the future. You can find out more about the guide here.

Accessibilty Guide
You can view our accessibility guide here or alternatively you can download it from the link below.

Accessibility Report

Visual Storyboard
We have created a visual storyboard which allows you to see around the museum before your visit. If you need any further information please get in touch. 

Visual storyboard

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Disabled Access to the Museums

An assistance dogs welcome policyAssistance dogs welcome policy

Toilets that are accessible for disabled peopleAccessible toilets are in the basement of the Museums 

Disabled access facilities for people with mobility impairmentsDisabled access facilities for people with mobility impairments

Drop down / low counters to ease access for disabled peopleLow counters to ease access for disabled people

Wheelchair access with assistanceThere is a portion of the upper gallery in the Wohl Pathology Museum that may not be accessible to wheelchairs wider than 66cm. However there are accessible interactive touch screens which display the items in these restricted sections.

Please contact for more information.