Access to Old Gala House
Old Gala House is a tourist attraction located in the town of Galashiels, in the Scottish Borders.
Please see our accessibility guide here for full information on accessibility to Old Gala House or see below a brief summary.
The exhibits are housed in a 16th century building and due to the nature of this building the upper floor can only be accessed via stairs or a chair lift.
We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs. ID Badge must be shown.
There are parking spaces in the paved courtyard directly outside the front entrance and a disabled parking space to the rear of the building. There is also free parking on Scott Crescent.
PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY
There is level access at the rear of the building. The upper floor can be accessed via a chair lift.
ACCESS FOR BUGGIES
Buggies are welcomed in the museum, but there are stairs to negotiate to access some areas of the museum.
PEOPLE WHO ARE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Registered guide dogs are welcomed in the museum.
PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED
We have no hearing loop available but we welcome hearing dogs.
We welcome Assistant dogs and emotional support animals.
We have an accessible toilet on the ground floor, with baby changing facilities.
If we have not covered your accessibility requirements contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss your needs, offering assistance, where we can. Call us on 01896 752 611 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.