Facilities & Access


No toilet or catering facilities are available in the museum. However, we are located in the heart of Lichfield with many cafes and restaurants nearby.

The nearest car park is located on Bird Street, which also has a public toilet. For a map and travel information click How to Find Us.

Please contact us for any further visiting information, or see our Museum Access page.


  • Induction loop fitted
  • Large print information sheets and magnifying glasses available
  • Assistance dogs are welcome

The Birthplace Museum is a Grade I listed building with many stairs. Chairs are provided throughout the building for visitors. A guide containing images and descriptions of the displays, a virtual tour and our introductory film are available to view in the ground floor reception (a small flight of 5 steps leads up to the entrance). To find out more about getting to the Museum, please see our Museum Access page.

We are committed to welcoming all and improving access to the Museum despite the limitations of our building, to find out more read our access policy statement.

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