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Children's Activity Event, Sat 29 Jul 2017

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Make it at the Museum

Make it at the Museum

Contact

Chelmsford Museum

01245 605700

Address

Oaklands Park,
Moulsham Street,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM2 9AQ

Details

A fun day of archaeological activities. Handle real artefacts, make a Roman mosaic and a mammoth or dinosaur model, come face to face with a real mammoth tusk and more!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Vending machines.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 29 Jul 2017 10:00 to 16:30

Prices

£3 per child, adults and under 2s free

Location

Directions

Plan route to Chelmsford Museum using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 701055  Lat: 51.72282 Long: 0.46164

By Road:
Take old A12 / Chelmsford approach. Cross roundabout, turn right at next roundabout, left at 3rd roundabout, turn right into Moulsham Street. After 100yds turn right into Oaklands Park.

By Public Transport:
From Chelmsford station it is 1.5 miles to Chelmsford Museum.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Chelmsford station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Vending machines.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • 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
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

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