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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Talk, Sat 23 Sep 2017, free entry

National Waterfront Museum

National Waterfront Museum

Details

Spanning both the National Waterfront Museum and the neighbouring Swansea Museum, join us for a full day of talks and seminars. Open to all to drop in, or stay the whole day.

Provisional programme of talks:
Swansea Museum:
10.10: Gerald Gabb: Launch of the 2017 issue of Swansea History Journal (Minerva)
10.30: Mark Lodwick: ‘Recent Finds in the Swansea Area’
11.30: Helen Hallesy: ‘Commemorative Local Ceramics of the Early 19th Century’
12.40: Lunchtime seminar: ‘Nostalgia and History have nothing in common’

The National Waterfront Museum:
14.00: Teresa Hillier: ‘The Legacy of Longfields’
14.40: Ian Smith: ‘Community Museums’
15.30: Gerald Gabb: ‘Swansea and the Sea’

This event is in partnership with The Historical Association (Swansea branch) and the Royal Institution of South Wales

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Sep 2017 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

Free entry

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Events at this Venue

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Sat 19 Aug Pirate Weekend
Mon 14 - Sun 20 Aug Rope Machine
Sat 20 May - Sun 8 Oct Visions of Industry
Fri 25 Aug Explore Classic Films

Address

Oystermouth Road,
Maritime Quater,
Swansea,
SA1 3RD

Location

Directions

Plan route to National Waterfront Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SS 658926  Lat: 51.61618 Long: -3.93970

From outside Swansea, exit the M4 at junction 42 and follow the brown signs. From inside Swansea, the Museum is located on Oystermouth Road next to the LC, Swansea’s Leisure Complex. For satellite navigation purposes use the post code SA1 3ST.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Swansea station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • 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:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu