Access and Facilities
Modern Art Oxford is a leading UK contemporary art space with an international reputation for inspirational and innovative programmes. We offer a range of facilities to ensure we are accessible to everyone.
There are three parking spaces for blue badge holders in close proximity to the gallery entrance on St Ebbe’s Street. For more information, visit https://www.oxford.gov.uk/carparks
Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you and provide additional information on accessibility at the gallery.
Large print exhibition guides and information for visitors with visual impairments is available from our Shop desk. These guides are also kept in the galleries.
A wheelchair for visitors with limited mobility can be booked in advance of your visit. Portable folding stools are also available.
Please visit the Shop if you would like to be provided with an induction loop for hearing impairments.
Toilets are located in the Basement via the lift and down 3 steps adjacent to the Shop on the ground floor.
Baby changing room
Baby changing facilities are located in the accessible toilet in the Basement
Guide dogs, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome.
St Ebbe’s Street is at street level, platform lift at Pembroke Street entrance. Passenger lift goes to all floors.
We offer relaxed opening hours on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for anyone who would appreciate a calmer visit.
Visiting Modern Art Oxford
The gallery’s main entrance is on Pembroke Street, with level access through the central automatic doors followed by seven steps or a platform lift on the left-hand side. There is also an entrance through our Yard on St Ebbe’s Street with level access up a gradual slope and through automatic doors into the Shop.
Modern Art Oxford’s public spaces are set over three floors, and we have stair-free access to all our floors. The entrance on St Ebbe’s Street is at street level, and there is a platform lift at the Pembroke Street entrance. Our passenger lift is located in the café and goes to the galleries and the basement. The lift dimensions are 130cm wide by 140cm deep (and 230cm high). The clear door opening is 85cm wide, and the max weight in the lift is 800kg (8 persons).
Modern Art Oxford’s exhibitions change throughout the year and visitors with any concerns regarding seating, lighting or suitability of the current exhibitions are advised to call the Information Desk for details before their visit on 01865 722733.
Modern Art Oxford welcomes large groups to the gallery – whether visiting from a local language school or on a school trip. Book a group visit today.