Accessibility | The Victoria Art Gallery

All tickets to the Gallery must be booked online in advance. We are continuing to operate with additional safety measures, including asking everyone to wear face coverings indoors and social distancing, to keep visitors and staff safe. Please read our COVID-19 safety measures in advance of your visit. 


Level access is via our ramped entrance on Bridge Street. A lift is available with space for one wheelchair at a time.

Pressing a button on the outside of the building in Bridge Street automatically opens the doors for wheelchair users. There is an accessible toilet on the first floor.

A lift is available with space for one wheelchair at a time. Capacity 8 people, weight limit 630Kg, dimensions 1.38m long x 1.11m wide, doorway 0.8m wide.


Activities for disabled groups are also provided. These include workshops for special schools, and regular talks/handling sessions for visually impaired people. A sign language interpreter can be arranged in advance.

Find out more about our special tours for blind or visually impaired visitors.

Exhibition changeovers

During exhibition changeovers there may be limited access into the lower gallery. Please contact the Gallery in advance on 01225 477233 if you are planning to visit during this time. To find out more about when our exhibitions take place, please see our events calendar

Accessibility guide

Download our Accessibility Guide here.

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