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Talk, from 14 Jul 2016, free entry

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Collections store room

Collections store room

Contact

Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery

01246 345727

Address

St Mary's Gate,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire,
S41 7TD

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 24 Sep Chesterfield Local History Day
Sat 9 Jul - Sat 1 Oct Chesterfield Menagerie
Sat 24 Sep - Sat 14 Jan Post It!
Fri 30 Sep Creative Crafts
Sat 1 Oct Story Time
Sat 8 Oct - Tue 17 Jan Rites of Passage

Details

Explore the museum's onsite store room and find out how a museum preserves its collections for future generations. How do we control the environment? How do we label objects? What pests do we need to beware of? Discover the answers to all these questions and more.

Tours will take place at 11am and 2pm on Saturdays and at 2pm on Thursdays.

Places are limited to 8 per tour, tickets can be booked in advance from Chesterfield Museum and Art Gallery (Tel: 01246 345727)

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Coach parties accepted by prior arrangement.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 13 Oct 2016 14:00 to 15:00
Sat 15 Oct 2016 11:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 15:00
Sat 12 Nov 2016 11:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 15:00
Thu 17 Nov 2016 14:00 to 15:00
Thu 1 Dec 2016 14:00 to 15:00
Sat 3 Dec 2016 11:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 15:00

Prices

Free entry

Donations gratefully accepted

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 385712  Lat: 53.23660 Long: -1.42372

Museum is in Chesterfield town centre. It has no car park so directions below are to nearest car park.

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in left lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Multi-storey car park on right.

For surface car parks, at 2nd roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep in right hand lane and at traffic lights turn right (Spa Lane). Take first left and left again into St Mary’s Gate Car Park.

From East
Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street), then follow route from North/South.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Coach parties accepted by prior arrangement.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • 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
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting 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
 
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