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Disability Resource Centre

DRC
 
Address
Sidgwick Avenue,
Cambridge, CB3 9DA
Website
http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/

Access Issues

Contact
Dr Susanne Turner
Tel.
01223 335 153
Fax
01223 335 409
Email
museum@classics.cam.ac.uk

General Information

The Museum of Classical Archaeology displays over 450 plaster casts of Greek and Roman statues and is one of the largest collections in the world. The Museum is part of the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Classics, and has a regular programme of temporary exhibitions, family activities, and sessions for school groups.

Opening hours

Open to the public 10am–5pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am–1pm Saturday in university term. Free entry.

Location

Sidgwick Avenue. See separate entry for Sidgwick Site.

Parking

Three disabled parking bays. Two are straight ahead at the car park entrance, and one is up the drive to the right.

Physical Access

Entrances

Level paved access to the main entrance of the Classics building. Low level counter at enquiries desk. Wheelchair entry is via a separate entrance — advance notice is essential.

Number of floors

Museum is on one level on the first floor.

Lifts and stairs

There is a lift to the Museum. Please phone ahead for use of the lift.

Toilets

Disabled toilet on the left in the main foyer.

General access

  • Level, spacious, and carpeted inside.
  • All areas are accessible.

Visual Impairments

  • Guide dogs welcome. Extremely well lit.
  • Touching of exhibits is permitted for the visually impaired but please ask in advance.
  • Large print label booklets are available in each bay.

Hearing Impairments

  • No induction loop.
  • Quiet and softly furnished.

Other Useful Information

The information on this page is the responsibility of the Museum of Classical Archaeology. The DRC updates information as it is received. This page was last updated on 28th April 2017. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with the Museum of Classical Archaeology.