Abbeydale is a working site and therefore has rough and uneven surfaces, and many areas are only accessible by steps. The works gallery contains information about the whole site and has level access.
There are male and female toilets beside the car park, and an accessible toilet next to the café.
There is a changing mat in the accessible toilet next to the café.
Some text relating to objects on display is provided in Braille.
There is a free audio guide available in the shop.
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.
The museum café is at the entrance to the site and has level access.
There is parking for 30 vehicles, 10 of these immediately opposite the café.
Many of the objects on display are working machines and can cause injury to the visitor if touched, others may suffer damage if touched. The works gallery contains objects that can be touched and these are clearly marked, other objects on the rest of the site should not be touched.