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Venue Accessibility

The Museum is fully wheelchair accessible with lifts to all floors within the exhibition galleries.

Museum Entrance

  • There is one main entrance to the museum grounds just outside Turlough village
  • From this entrance it is approximately 250 metres to the car park
  • The main house and Museum galleries are located a short distance from the car park - these are signposted in the car park
  • Wheelchair access to the house is via the gift shop
  • There is one entrance to the Museum galleries, fully wheelchair accessible

Parking

  • There is a large car park on site, including several designated disability parking spaces
  • Car parking at the Museum is free of charge
  • There are set down and pick up areas in front of Turlough Park House for mobility impaired visitors

Facilities for people with mobility impairment

  • The main exhibition galleries are set out over four floors. There is a wheelchair accessible lift at the back of the main museum galleries on Level A. This lift goes to all of the four floors in the museum galleries
  • There are accessible toilets at each of these locations: in the Museum Galleries on level A (the entrance level, near the Information desk), and on level C (near the Education Rooms); in Turlough Park House near the gift shop, and also near the cafe
  • Mobile stools are available upon request from the reception desk 
  • Wheelchairs are available from the reception desk on request
  • There are seating areas available in all galleries

Facilities for people with visual impairment 

  • Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
  • Please note that lighting in some exhibitions is low to address conservation concerns around certain artefacts
  • There are touchable exhibits within the Museum. Please ask a staff member or attendant to help you locate these in the Museum

Facilities for people with hearing impairment

  • We regret that currently induction loops are not installed in the Museum


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Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755