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The World Rugby Museum

Venue Accessibility Profile (last updated: 25 April 2008, 01:13)

Address Details

Name The World Rugby Museum
Address Rugby Road
Borough Richmond
Town/City Twickenham
Post Code TW1 1DZ

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Access summary All of the venue is accessible for wheelchair users. There are few services and facilities for visually impaired people, none for hearing impaired people.

Further Details

Type of venue Tourist Attraction
Further keywords Sport, Tour, Rugby, Twickenham, Stadium, Museum
Accessible meeting room available No

Contact Information

Switchboard/Enquiry Line No 0870 405 2001
Fax 020 8892 2817
Email museum@rfu.com
Website www.rfu.com/microsites/museum

Getting To

Nearest BR station and approximate distance (metres) Twickenham
350m
Nearest tube station and approximate distance (metres) Richmond
1km or over

Parking

On-site parking availability Yes - free
Off site parking? North car park in Whitton Dean, on match days Orange Badge holders can park in Tesco's car park.
Taxi services Book your own Cab

Main Entrance

Level Access Yes
Further Entrance Notes Entrance to the ground through gate F - pedestrian, Gate D - car

Access Inside

Venue is all on one level No
Venue has unavoidable steps No
Floors served by lift First floor for the museum by stair lift/all areas of tour accessible
Type(s) of lift Public

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible screens/areas All areas

Limited Mobility

Staff will assist Enquire

Facilities for Hearing Impaired

Services for Visually Impaired

Are audio described tours available? Sound effects and match commentary through headsets and touch screens.

Information Formats

General information Only one set of headsets is available at wheelchair user height for match day displays.
Braille Some text panels
Large print On request

Guide Dogs

Are guide dogs welcome? Yes
Guide dogs can remain with owner Yes

Refreshments

Toilets and Phones

Adapted toilets Male:
Female:
Unisex: Yes
Location of toilets Museum and Stadium concourse (East)
Unavoidable steps to one or more of the above No
Public telephone available Yes
Location of public telephones Stadium concourse (East)
Use of private phone available if necessary Yes

Seating, Concessions and Activities

Available concessions Groups
Children
Students
Senior citizens
Escorts

Events

Current and future events taking place at this venue.

No events are currently listed.

Comments

rugbyarts
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5 July 2010, 10:14
Victory, International Rugby Art Print, by Allan STorer. Twickenham Rugby Stadium, London.

Acclaimed Rugby Oil Painting first exhibited with the prestigious Institute of Royal Oil Painters in the Mall Galleries, London, then exhibited for five years at the Rugby Museum. Now in the private collection of the Rugby Football Union at Twickenham Stadium, London.

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