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Map and directions to the Willis Museum

Car: from the north take J6 of the M3, the A33 south of Reading and from the south take J7 of the M3. Follow signs for Town Centre and brown signs to The Top of Town. Parking is available in several surface car parks or in Festival Place shopping centre. Satnav or route planning, the postcode is RG21 7QD.

Train: the museum is within walking distance of Basingstoke station. Follow signs for Festival Place Shopping Centre, walk through Festival Place and out of the south exit into Wote Street. Walk up the hill and the museum is in the town’s historic Market Place.

Bike: Basingstoke has an extensive cycle network. The nearest cycle parking is in Church Street (by the Library), Church Street (opposite St. Michael’s Church), and Wote Street (by Halifax and the Wote Street Club).

Bus: Basingstoke town centre bus station is a ten minute walk away through Festival Place shopping centre, walk out of the south exit into Wote Street. Walk up the hill and The Willis Museum is in the town’s historic Market Place.

On foot: Once in the town centre, walk out of the south exit into Wote Street. Walk up the hill and The Willis Museum is in the town’s historic Market Place.

 

Access

  • No dedicated parking or drop off point. Dedicated car parking bays at Castons Yard 50m from building
  • Ramped access to front door, automatic and power assisted doors to Sainsbury Gallery and Café Willis
  • Stair lift to 1st and 2nd floors, wheel chairs
  • available to use in galleries
  • Accessible toilet on 1st floor
  • More accessibility and disability information

Shopmobility Basingstoke provide powered and manual wheelchairs together with powered scooters. They are based at the lower end of Church Street. It has free parking for customers subject to availability, and is a pick up and set-down point for Dial-a-Ride.

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