beyond the Great Wave

25 May – 13 August 2017



Advance tickets for the exhibition have sold out. The best way to see the exhibition is as a Member

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The exhibition can be reached from the Great Court by stairs or a lift. 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.

Large print and tactile images

Large print guides with all exhibition text in 22 point are available in the exhibition. Tactile and large print images with descriptive information about selected artworks are also available.

Accessible HTML for screen readers

Here you can find all the exhibition text for Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave as accessible HTML. The text has been divided into sections so that you can scroll through or skip to the section you want. Using your device’s accessibility features you can change the font size and contrast or use a screen reader.


Audio described exhibition introduction

Here you will find an audio introduction to the exhibition with descriptions of two key objects.

General information

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



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