Accessibility

We welcome all visitors and hope our facilities meet each individual need. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions about our facilities please contact us.

Gallery-wide facilities and accessibility information

  • Large lifts are available on both sides of the building.
  • We can lend you a wheelchair —just ask at the information desk.
  • We are a breastfeeding-friendly museum.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome.
  • There are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities in the gallery.

Planning your visitOldham Open Launch

There are two disabled parking spaces at the bottom of Greaves Street, next to the Gallery and Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre. There are also several spaces on the Southgate Street pay and display car park, with access to the Gallery across Southgate Street.

More details about town centre parking can be found here.

Autism friendly

Gallery Oldham is an Autism friendly venue with large accessible lifts, quieter spaces and times and a variety of exhibitions to visit. You can download our gallery social story from the links below.

We are a busy gallery with many visits from school groups, early years sessions and organised tours. We strongly advise calling ahead of any planned visit to ensure a comfortable environment for your trip.

Our regular busy periods are Thursday and Friday mornings, 10.30 till 1 pm

For information on our quieter visiting times please call 0161 770 4742.

Dementia friendly

We are a Dementia friendly gallery and museum. All of our staff are Dementia friends trained and we also have a Dementia trail available on the gallery.

We also offer a range of creative reminiscence boxes which are available to loan for care homes and those working with groups or individuals in care home settings.
For more information please contact Joy Thorpe – joy.thorpe@Oldham.gov.uk or 0161 770 4653