Access at York Cold War Bunker

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.

Mobility/Older Visitors
Wheelchair Loan
No
Mobility Scooter Loan
No
Site Folders
Yes
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Handrails
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Wheelchair Access
Accessible using ramps and wheelchair lift. Please be aware that the corridors are narrow. Please note that due to health and safety regulations we can only accommodate one wheelchair in the bunker at a time.
Entrance/Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down at the entrance.
Disabled Parking
Very limited free parking on site with three allocated spaces outside. There is ample additional free parking on Acomb Road (2 minutes away).
Onsite Transport
No
Stairs
Steep stairs to main entrance and to ground level. Can be avoided by using the wheelchair entrance and chair lift. Please note that due to health and safety regulations we can only accommodate one wheelchair in the bunker at a time.
Lift Access
Chairlift only.
Seating and Rest Points
Seating in canteen at midpoint of tour.
Pathways: Surface and Gradients
Level, smooth concrete and carpet.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Please ask staff for dog water bowl.
Blind/Visually Impaired
Braille Guides
No
Braille Signage
No
Handrails
No
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Torches
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Sensory Experiences
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
A guided tour, enhanced by a striking 10-minute film (PG rated) and interpretation, tells the story of the Cold War’s ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’. Tours last approx 1 hour. No need to book. Last tour 3pm.
Handling Objects
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas of Low Lighting
No Information Available
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Please ask staff for dog water bowl.
Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Vibrating Fire Alarms
No
Tour Transcripts
No
Film Subtitles
No
BSL Tours
No
Assistance Dogs Welcome
Yes
Induction Loops
No
Audio Installation Transcripts
No
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Please ask staff for dog water bowl.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
Yes
Adult Changing Area
No
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Basic language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Dyslexia Friendly Material
No
Sensory Experiences
No
Handling Objects
No
Culinary/Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
No
Bottle/Food Warming
No
Child Size Portions
No
Highchairs
No
Special Diets
No Information Available
Health and Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Trip hazards in doorways
Sheer Drop
No Information Available
Slip Hazard
No Information Available
Steep Slope
Steep, uneven slopes which should be avoided.
Steep Stairs
Steep stairs, with handrail.
Beware of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
Trip hazards in doorways

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York Cold War Bunker

Address
Monument Close, York, N. Yorkshire, YO24 4HT
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