image for Exhibition item typePeterborough Treasures Exhibition at Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

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Exhibition, Sat 25 Aug 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019, free entry

VAQAS

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Details

Place – Peterborough Museum
Collect and collate community stories and ideas for Treasured People and Possessions exhibition. Research and identify community stories that can feed into specific community focused exhibitions. Solid theme/s created for community inspired exhibition. Identify stories that need telling to ensure the museum becomes a place for everyone and their history.

Recruit volunteers
Recruit volunteers to become gallery stewards for the Treasure exhibition and to become museum ambassadors. All volunteers feeling confident about interacting with the public during the Treasures exhibition. Volunteers for Peterborough Heritage Festival – 18 and plus years old. In pairs or accompanied by adults if younger ones.

For more info on the project:
Contact Judita Grubliene
Outreach Project Officer
07432136046
01733 317998

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 Aug 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019

Prices

Free entry

Directions

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Map reference: TL 189985  Lat: 52.57184 Long: -0.24677

By Road:
Take the A1 from Huntingdon or come off at A1/A605 jct, 2 minutes walk from the bus station.

By Public Transport:
From Peterborough station it is 5 minutes' walk to Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery, 2 minutes walk from bus station.

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • 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
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

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
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


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