Access at the museum

We are committed to developing and improving access for all our visitors.

Accessible car parking

We have a dedicated drop off and or mobility parking space with an accessibility ramp situated at the front entrance of the museum. If using this space please display your mobility card.

Mobility access

A ramp is located to the side of the mobility parking space at the front entrance of the museum.

An additional ramp is located outside the café leading from the concrete outside space to the playground.

Accessible toilets

A wheelchair accessible toilet is located near the main entrance and through the café.

A separate bathroom space with toilet, sink, baby change area and reclining chair is located near the main museum entrance.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs and all support animals are welcome in the museum.

Additional assistance

If you require special assistance please contact us prior to your visit either by phone or email. We’re here to help support your visit to the museum.

phone: 09 445 5186



The museum is fully accessible for wheelchairs.

We have two wheelchairs available for use – free of charge. Please ask at front of house on arrival or email: to enquire re availability prior to your visit.

Exhibition spaces

Exhibition videos are all subtitled.

We have high and low sensory spaces within the museum offering a mix of multimedia, sound from videos, quiet spaces, low light and day lit spaces.

Seating is distributed throughout the galleries.

Exhibition spaces can be crowded and or busy due to museum events and or school holidays.

Photography in the Museum

Flash photography is not permitted in the Museum galleries.

Food and Drink in the Museum

Visitors are not permitted to take food and or drink into the Museum galleries.