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Plan a Visit


STEAM is fully accessible – with lifts and ramps giving wheelchair and pushchair access throughout the museum. Disabled toilet facilities are also available.

The displays have many features designed to meet the needs of people with special needs.

We are pleased to provide the following facilities and services:

  • An experience of sights, sounds, smell and touch
  • Free admission to carers or helpers assisting a disabled visitor
  • Free loan of wheelchair or motorised scooter
  • Fully accessible toilets, fitted with call point
  • Personal guiding scheme for unaccompanied disabled visitors (booking required)
  • Subtitled video and large print information panels throughout STEAM
  • Low-level counters at the Ticket Desk, Shop and Cafe
  • Induction loop system at the Ticket Desk
  • Easy to read signage
  • Guide, Hearing and Assistance dogs welcome (dog bowls available)
  • Automatic entrance doors
  • Adult changing room

For full details on accessibility, please read our Access Policy