Visiting our Venues
Visiting the Hunterian Museum and Hunterian Art Gallery
You can access all areas of the Hunterian Museum by lift.
In the Hunterian Art Gallery there is a ramp to the ground floor and a lift to the basement and first floor Gallery 2.
The Hunterian Museum and the Hunterian Art Gallery have accessible toilets.
Guide and assistance animals – including assistance dogs in training – are welcome at our venues. We ask that they are identified by wearing a jacket, a harness, or a brightly coloured collar and lead during your visit.
Descriptions of some of our artworks are available on our Audio Descriptions page . Those on dipslay in our venues can also be accessed via our Bloomberg Connects App
Large Print Resources
Additional Language Resources
British Sign Langauge
See our Events page for information about BSL Tours
For young neurodivergent visitors there are sensory bags at the Museum and sensory aprons at the Art Gallery. Each is available on request at our welcome desks and offers materials to help the young visitor feel relaxed and have a visual plan for the visit.
Museum Sensory Bag contents:
- Ear defenders ; fidget Toy; Storybooks (or reference book on request); 'What to expect at the Hunterian Museum ' booklet; Magnifying glass; 'I Want' sheet; PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) cards using museum images, for visual planning.
Art Explorer Apron contents
- fidget Toy; 'I Want' sheet; notebook and pencil; colour changing glasses
- Ear defenders available on request
Adult sized ear defenders also available on request at each venue.
Visit the pages listed below to view AccessAble Guides for our venues
Please note these will take you to the AccessAble website, whose content is independent of The Hunterian. Due to audits and updates by AccessAble the links may occasionally be inactive.
Portable Folding Stools
Portable folding stools are available in the Hunterian Museum. Please ask our Front of House staff if you need any help.