Museum of Fire

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Most children dream of growing up to be a firefighter, so why not grant their wish? Everyday at the Museum of Fire aspiring Junior Firefighters are invited to take part in a day of adventure and…

Most children dream of growing up to be a firefighter, so why not grant their wish? Everyday at the Museum of Fire aspiring Junior Firefighters are invited to take part in a day of adventure and exploration with fire safety activities, computer games, puzzles and dress ups.

Together families will be challenged to take command of a fire engine in their simulator, to help find some items that have been hidden around the Museum, and to design their own home escape plan.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room
Have accessible seating areas in theatrette
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

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