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image for Museum item typeJoseph Parry's Cottage Museum

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museum, free entry

Joseph Parry's Cottage

Joseph Parry's Cottage

Details

4 Chapel Row is a fine example of a typical ironworker's cottage. Built in the 1820's for the workers of the Cyfarthfa Ironworks, the cottage was the birthplace in 1841 of Joseph Parry, Wales best known composer.

Coach parties acceptedWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Opening Hours 2017: 1st April – 30th September - Saturday and Sunday 2pm – 5pm
1 October – 31st March - Open by appointment only (Please note there will be a £1 per head charge for opening out of hours).

Prices

Free entry

Contact

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: SO 050057  Lat: 51.74264 Long: -3.37703

Just off Chapel Banks Road.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp

General

  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system