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Guided Walk, from 21 Mar 2019

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Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Contact

Peterborough Museum

Address

Priestgate,
Peterborough,
Cambridgeshire,
PE1 1LF

Events at this Venue

Details

Hear tales of Peterborough’s grim past brought to life.

Explore Peterborough city centre with your guide to find out where the city’s gaols were and about the appalling conditions inside. Learn where public hangings and floggings took place, discover the history of the City police force, find out where someone really did read the riot act, and find out about some of our most notorious criminals.

Meet outside Peterborough Museum

Disabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 21 Mar 2019 19:30
Thu 18 Apr 2019 19:30
Thu 16 May 2019 19:30
Thu 20 Jun 2019 19:30
Thu 18 Jul 2019 19:30
Thu 15 Aug 2019 19:30
Thu 19 Sep 2019 19:30
Thu 17 Oct 2019 19:30
Thu 21 Nov 2019 19:30
Thu 19 Dec 2019 19:30

Prices

£5 adult, £3 child

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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