State of Museum Access 2018

Group of people from Wecil sit in front of the banner made for the Mshed exhibition.

Survey results this year shows that a majority of accredited museums now provide some information for disabled visitors, but it is often thin and only covers those with a mobility impairment.

Artists and Archaeologists in Liverpool

The image shows two sets of children's hands exploring the life sized bust of Edward Rushton

As part of our Blind School exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool, we’ve run a tactile printmaking workshop, storytelling sessions, a symposia aimed at museum professionals and a Young Archaeologists’ Club session.

Rethinking disability, rethinking museums

woman in green jumper draws a picture symbolising the symposium

Museums still have a long way to go in representing and making provision for disabled people – but there are some good news stories and there are simple, as well as ‘ambitious’ changes that all museums can make.