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© Andy Brown

© Andy Brown

Our sites and museums are for everyone. Here you'll find information on accessible facilities and resources to help you plan your visit. 

Getting Around

  • There are 2 accessible parking bays for blue badge holders available in addition to the onsite car parking.
  • Drop off points are available at the upper car park adjacent to the cafe.
  • We welcome Assistance Dogs to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Sounds & Environment

  • A video with sound and subtitles is situated in the All About Abbeydale exhibit.
  • As this is a working site there can be noisy machinery including a working waterwheel and blacksmith forges.
  • Ear defenders are available on request.

Accessible Toilets (including nearest Changing Places toilet)

  • An accessible toilet is located in the toilet block adjacent to the café.
  • The nearest Changing Places Toilet is located at Abbey Lane Public Toilet Block
    Chesterfield Road
    S8 0BR

Exploring the Museum

  • Due to the historic nature of the site, there are many rough and uneven surfaces, and many areas are only accessible by steps.
  • A static tactile map is available to help visitors find their way around the site. The map is located outside, near the entrance to the Worker’s Cottage.
  • Folding seats are available on request.


Contact Us

  • We want everyone to enjoy their visit to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. If you have any particular access requirements please get in touch and we'll be happy to help. You can email us at

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