Facilities and services
Schools Risk Assessment Guide
Download our Schools Risk Assessment Guide for detailed information about access, facilities, health and safety considerations relevant to your visit.
Cloaking and bag storage
A secure storage space is available for school groups needing to bring bags. A staff member will assist you with storage on arrival.
Please note the handling of personal items will be conducted by students and teachers. Museum staff will not handle any personal items. The museum takes no responsibility for any loss of valuables.
Toilets are located in the museum foyer, near the lift and on Level 1 and to the right side of the Galley Café.
Lunch and catering
Schools are welcome to bring lunch or refreshments to enjoy on the Waterside Terrace, a grassed area overlooking Ross Creek, near the museum entrance.
Catering is also available; simply indicate your interest in catering options when submitting your booking form.
No food or drink is to be consumed in the museum, unless you have specific medical needs.
Visitors with individual needs
The museum has a lift, accessible toilet facilities and ramp access for wheelchairs. A manual wheelchair is available to borrow on request. For further accessibility information, see information for visitors with individual needs.
Our Programming Officer will be happy to discuss individual needs or support for your group; simply make note of these requirements in your booking request.