Access

Person using braille book 

Planning your visit

This video, with audio, captions and signed in British Sign Language, offers an overview of the Walker Art Gallery, with a focus on access. It includes getting to and getting into the gallery. You can turn off the captions by clicking on the CC symbol.

 

You can download a full access summary for the gallery below:

More in depth information on accessibility at the Walker Art Gallery can be found on the Disabled Go website|.

Quick guide:

  • There are two designated spaces available in the rear car park on a pre-booked basis. Contact the information desk on 0151 478 4199. There is also parking on William Brown Street with a limited number of blue badge spaces which are owned by Liverpool City Council and which we cannot reserve. The road surface is cobbled.
  • The building is accessed via a ramp to the right of the main entrance and there is a lift for access to the first floor.
  • There are wheelchair accessible toilets on the ground floor.
  • There are two wheelchairs available to borrow on request at the information desk.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.

Group leaders wanting to organise sessions for visitors with special needs should contact our learning department on 0151 478 4788.

City centre services 

Shopmobility

Visitors with mobility probelms may like to make use of Liverpool's Shopmobility service. You can hire equipment including manual and electric wheelchairs and electric scooters. The shop is on the third floor of Liverpool One shopping centre, close to the accessible parking bays in the Strand Street Q-Park. Equipment must be booked in advance and there is a charge.

More information can be found on the Liverpool One website| or by calling 0151 707 0877.

Dial-a-Ride

The Merseylink Service is a dial-a-ride service for Merseyside people with mobility problems or difficulties, who cannot use or have difficulty using public transport. The service runs from 8am to 11pm daily and can be used by members for travel anywhere in Merseyside. The service is free for members and one essential travel companion.

For further information contact Merseylink on 0151 709 1929.

Large print guides

We produce large print versions of our family and adult 'what's on' guides. They can be requested through our register with us page|.