Jersey Attractions with Facilities for Disabled Visitors
Below are the disabled friendly attractions in Jersey with a description of their facilities:
Jersey Museum has lift access to all floors and an audio guide is available. Ramps provide access to all areas in the main Museum and wheelchair access to one floor of the Merchant’s House. There is also a cafe and gift shop within the Museum. A hearing loop is available in the audio-visual theatre. Disabled toilets and dedicated disabled parking spaces available.
Hamptonne Country Life Museum
Wheelchair access to ground floors of all buildings including the cider barn, restored houses and cafe. Cars are permitted to stop directly outside to drop off visitors. There is disabled access to the animal paddock, wild flower and sensory gardens. Disabled toilet available.
Jersey War Tunnels
Everything is on the ground floor and all the side room displays at the Jersey War Tunnels have enough space for wheelchairs and displays can easily be viewed. A wheelchair is provided if necessary and there is a disabled toilet. Cafeteria is also disabled friendly.
Maritime Museum & Occupation Tapestry
The Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry share facilities. There is full disabled access with ramps, a lift to second floor with Braille control buttons, and two stair lifts to upper levels. Toilet facilities are available and there is limited parking at the rear of the building. Audio guides and Braille books are available for the tapestry.
Loop system in certain areas of the Maritime Museum: art gallery on one level, globe, exhibit, television monitors, welk storyteller. Information cupboards and display tables are at wheelchair level. Maritime museum has studded flooring to indicate change in floor level where appropriate.
Access to the exhibitions and Castle Mount are very limited. Wheelchair users must contact puddleducks in advance to ensure transport (07797 721 050). There are disabled toilets in parade ground. A free audio podcast tour is available to guide you around the castle.
The Living Legend is equipped with disabled facilities. A lift is available to take you inside to watch the ‘special effects’ show, a small part of which is inaccessible due to steps. The restaurant is also accessible and disabled toilets are available. There is a loop system.
Beautifully set in extensive grounds, there is plenty of room for wheelchair users. There is good access to view the collections of endangered species. A toilet for the disabled is in the entrance building and also in the Cafe Dodo which has ramped access.
There are some facilities for the visually impaired, although guide dogs are not accepted due to free ranging species and disease. Loop system. Some uneven pathways. Please note a shopmoblity scheme operates at Jersey Zoo.
Jersey Lavender Farm
There is a ramp at the entrance for wheelcahir users – Jersey Lavender Farm is suitable for visitors in wheelchairs. Wheelchair is available if required and there is a disabled toilet.