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image for Museum item typeThe Shirehall Museum at Walsingham Abbey Grounds & The Shirehall

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museum, next open Mon 3 Jul - Sun 5 Nov 2017, £2.50-£5

Walsingham Abbey Grounds

Walsingham Abbey Grounds

Details

The Shirehall Museum was converted from a rare original Georgian courthouse, or Shirehall, which was in regular use until 1971. It now houses displays on the history of pilgrimage to Walsingham, law and order, and local photographs and artefacts. Local Tourist Information Centre and gift shop.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Mon 3 Jul - Sun 5 Nov 2017 Mon - Sun 11:00 to 16:00
Daily in February 10am-4pm, weekends in March 11am-4pm, April-October 11am-4pm

Prices

Combined admission to Walsingham Abbey Grounds and the Shirehall Museum, Adult £5.00, children 6-16 £2.50. Under 6 free.

Also at this Venue

Contact

Walsingham Estate Trading Ltd

01328 820510

Address

Common Place,
Walsingham,
Norfolk,
NR22 6BP

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TF 938378  Lat: 52.89412 Long: 0.87440

In centre of Little Walsingham village, 4.5 miles north of Fakenham or south from Wells-next-the-Sea, off B1105

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 25 miles from King's Lynn/Norwich station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Partial wheelchair access.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • 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
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree