Visitor in a wheelchair engaged in craft activities and two elderly visitors handling objects

Visitors with disabilities

The Royal Armouries welcomes visitors with disabilities and hopes that you find your day with us an enjoyable and memorable occasion. We value your visit and your viewpoints on the services that we provide.

At the Door

The main entrance to the Museum has two sets of automatic doors. Immediately inside the Museum to the right is an adapted toilet, and on the left is the bistro, which also has adapted toilet facilities. The Information Desk is at the end of the entrance hall next to the lifts, where you will be greeted by a member of staff ready to help with any requests.


There are four manual wheelchairs available to borrow for the duration of your visit. These are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please ask at the Information Desk upon your arrival.

Mobility Scooters

Visitors are welcome to use their mobility scooters within the Museum and all galleries are accessible via the lifts.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in the Museum.

Comfort Seating

Visitors who find standing difficult can use the portable folding seats found in every gallery. There are also window seats in the gallery areas.

Toilets and Changing

Adapted toilets can be found throughout the Museum at the following locations:

Baby-changing facilities are also available

Emergency Evacuation

In the event of an evacuation of the building, a Museum Assistant will explain the quickest and safest way to exit the Museum. Please follow the directions given. Assistance will be provided if required.

Parking for visitors with disabilities

There are five parking spaces provided for visitors with disabilities in the coach park area, next to the Holiday Inn just 100 metres from the Museum entrance.

To access these parking spaces:

Further parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are available on the ground floor of the nearby multi-storey car park. These are chargeable.

Free parking for minibuses is available.

Drop-off Point

There is a drop-off point near to the Museum entrance, which is located 100 metres away, across an open level paved area.

We hope that you enjoy your day at the Royal Armouries.

  • The Royal Armouries Disabilities Equality Policy states its belief in the provision of equality of opportunity, and has a commitment to providing transparent, meaningful, educational access and linked services to all its visitors and employees.

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet