Living with gods
peoples, places
and worlds beyond

2 November 2017 – 8 April 2018



Supported by

With grateful thanks to
John Studzinski CBE





Accompanies a series on
BBC Radio 4 with Neil MacGregor

Access

Accessibility

There is level access to the exhibition via a lift from the Great Court and throughout the exhibition. Ticket concessions are available for disabled people and a ticket for a disabled person’s assistant is free. Bench seating is available in the exhibition and portable seating is available in the Great Court. If you need any further information about how to make your visit accessible, please contact access@britishmuseum.org

 

Exhibition events

All exhibition events have level access. Induction loops are fitted into both lecture theatres for hearing aid users with a T setting.

We provide specific events to make the exhibition accessible to blind, partially sighted, Deaf and hard of hearing people. You can find details below.


Audio described tour and handling session

Saturday 24 March 2018 16.00-18.15

A trained audio describer will explore highlights from the exhibition Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond with the curator. Please note that this event is for blind and partially sighted people.

£12 exhibition entry. Members free. A disabled person’s assistant is free.

Booking is essential, please email access@britishmuseum.org

Audio information

This exhibition overview includes information about the exhibition and resources and events available for blind and partially sighted visitors.

 

Deaf-led British Sign Language tour

Friday 9 March 2018 19.15-20.30

This BSL tour led by Serena Cant will look at highlights from the exhibition Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond.

Please note that this tour is for Deaf and hard of hearing British Sign Language users. It is in British Sign Language and does not include a voiceover.

Booking is essential, please email access@britishmuseum.org

Live subtitles: Curator’s introduction

Thursday 7 December 2017 13.30-14.15

Exhibition Curator Jill Cook gives an introduction to the exhibition. This event has live subtitles for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

Free, booking essential


Large print description with images and tactile images

A book containing a self-led descriptive tour for partially sighted visitors is available in the exhibition. It contains descriptions of ten objects selected from the exhibition, each with a simplified black and white diagram. Key features in the diagrams are labelled. A tactile version of the images with labels in Braille is also available.

 

Large print exhibition text

Large print guides with all exhibition text in 22 point are available in the exhibition, and PDFs are available below:


General information

For general access information including parking for disabled people and borrowing a wheelchair, visit the access page of our website

 

Feedback

If you have any feedback about the accessibility of the exhibition please speak to a member of staff or email info@britishmuseum.org