From the Roman Baths website:
The Roman Baths, at the heart of the City of Bath World Heritage Site, consists of the remarkably preserved remains of one of the greatest religious spas of the ancient world. The city’s unique thermal springs rise in the site and the Baths still flow with natural hot water. Visitors can explore the Roman Baths, walk on the original Roman pavements and see the ruins of the Temple of Sulis Minerva. The museum collection, located next to the bathing complex, includes a gilt bronze head of the Goddess Sulis Minerva, and other Roman artefacts.
The Discover sections of the Roman Baths website has links to videos, walkthroughs and a 3-D model that allow virtual exploration of the site.
There is a video tour of the Roman Baths hosted by Martyn Sibley, of World Changing Trips and Disability Horizons, that showcases the accessibility features of the complex.
The Roman Baths provide complimentary tickets for personal assistants and there are emergency evacuation procedures for disabled visitors.General accessibility features:
Mobility accessibility features:
- Disabled parking access
- Clear signage denoting accessibility
- Accessibility aware and friendly staff
- Additional equipment available on request
- Level or ramp access to front entrance
- Level door threshold
- Lift access to all levels
- Lowered accessible counters
- Wheelchair hire available
- Accessible toilet
According to the Roman Baths website, 90% of the premises is wheelchair accessible.Vision accessibility features:
- Audible or braille signage
- Audio description services
In addition we have magnifying sheets available.Hearing accessibility features:
- Hearing loop or infrared assisted listening system
We have British Sign Language tours available on Opus Touch handsets available free of charge with your ticket. If you are a hearing aid user, we can provide you with an audioguide compatible with the "T" switch on hearing aids.These are issued beside our audioguides. We can also provide a printed copy of the audioguide text.
We offer audioguides in 12 languages as well as BSL. We also offer a children's audioguide in English, French and German.Intellectual/Social Information:Autism/Sensory accessibility features:
Other accessibility information:
- Quiet room or space
- Information available in various types
Members of staff have the opportunity to attend Dementia Friends information sessions and we are part of the local Dementia Action Alliance.
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