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Wheelchair access

The museum us accessible by lift from the Gas Hall entrance on Edmund Street and the Great Charles Street entrance.

If you are visiting an exhibition in the Gas Hall, or if you would like to go to the Edwardian Tea Room or shop, the nearest lift entrance is the one on Edmund Street.

The Great Charles Street entrance is the best entrance for the World Culture Galleries and Learning Zone.  This lift can be found in the Learning Zone. On entering the Great Charles Street Entrance turn left into the Learning Zone and down the ramp. 

View street map which shows lift entrances. Wheelchairs are available for use within the museum.


There are accessible toilets in the museum.


Seating is available at the main entrance and Gas Hall entrance, the vestibule at the top of the main entrance staircase, the Round Room, the Edwardian tea room and in several galleries.

Car parking

There is no car park at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, but car parks and pay and display on street parking can be found close by. Parking bays for Blue Badge Holders can be found on Margaret Street, Edmund Street and Newhall Street.

A map which shows parking for Blue Badge Holders in the city centre can be downloaded. Download map (PDF leaflet).

If you would like further any information or if you would like to give any feedback on disabled access at BMAG please contact us on +44 (0)121 303 2834 or email us.

Induction Loops for People who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Induction loops are located in the vestibule at the top of the main entrance staircase and in the Gas Hall reception.

Baby Care

Baby care facilities are available.

Language Line

Visitors can communicate in their own language to ask questions or receive information.

Staff will phone the Language Line and visitors will be asked to speak to a linguist. The linguist will be able to act as an interpreter between the visitor and staff member. This service is offered at all sites.

Language Line has an extensive network of linguists who can translate up to 150 languages.

A language identifier is available