We are committed to ensuring Congleton Museum is accessible to all visitors.
If you have any queries or need any assistance on site, please ask. We will be more than happy to help you.
- 1 disabled parking space directly outside the museum.
- Drop-offs outside the museum are possible if travelling by car or minibus.
- Step free access through the main door, and two ground floor fire exits.
- The disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are on the first floor, accessible by a stair lift or stairs.
- Seating is available throughout the building, including the main exhibition, foyer, Sue Dorman room, and library.
- The main exhibition is kept at a constant temperature of 18 degrees.
For wheelchair users and people with impaired mobility
- Congleton Museum is fully accessible by wheelchair. There are double doors upon entering the building, volunteers are at hand to assist visitors where needed.
- There is a stair lift which can accommodate one wheelchair user at a time. A volunteer will be on hand to operate the stair lift for you.
- Interactives in the main exhibition are at a lower level.
For blind and partially sighted visitors
- There are a number of interactives in the main exhibition telling oral histories about life, work, and illness in Congleton.
- Assistant dogs are welcome. If you are bringing more than one assistant dog with you, please let us know in advance.
If you have any other questions, or require further information, please contact us – we’re here to help make your visit as seamless as possible, and accessible to all.
Discover a fascinating display of life, culture, and industry dating from the pre-historic period to the present day, including six coin hoards, a medieval log boat and bronze age weapons
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A brief history of Congleton
From a Neolithic settlement to a medieval market town, a centre for the textile industry to a home for Dutch soldiers in WW2 – Congleton through the ages…