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Visitor Information Centre - St Michael's Tower

Visitor Information Centre - St Michael's Tower

Details

The Tourist Information Centre is located within the tower of St Michael's Cathedral ruins.

The Tourist Information Centre is staffed by experienced tourism professionals who are fully equipped to provide extensive local, regional and national tourist information.

Add to this a FREE accommodation booking service, theatre and events box office and a range of local gifts and other merchandise, Coventry Tourist Information Centre really is your one stop shop when visiting the region!

There is also the chance to climb all 180 steps to the top of St Michael's Tower for the best view in Coventry! Charges apply - contact the Tourist Information Centre on 024 7622 5616 for more details.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Not all site accessible to people with impaired mobility. Lively and varied programme of events and services all year round, which may restrict access. St Michael's tower available to climb (charges apply). Blitz museum open most Wednesdays & Saturdays, group booking essential, charges may apply. French/German guides available by prior arrangement.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Summer opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.30 - 17.00, Sat 10.00 - 16.30, Sun 10.00 - 12.00 & 13.00 - 16.30.
Winter opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.30 - 16.30, Sat 10.00 - 16.30, Sun 10.00 - 12.00 & 13.00 - 16.30.

Prices

Admission to Tower Climb:

Adult: £2.75
Children: £1.50 (no unaccompanied under 16s).

Contact

Coventry Tourist Information Centre

024 7622 5616

Address

Old Cathedral Ruins,
Priory Street,
Coventry,
West Midlands,
CV1 5AB

Reviews

    Directions

    Nearest major road is M6. Signposted from M6, M69, A45 and A46.
    Nearest station is Coventry. Head for city centre.

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Not all site accessible to people with impaired mobility. Lively and varied programme of events and services all year round, which may restrict access. St Michael's tower available to climb (charges apply). Blitz museum open most Wednesdays & Saturdays, group booking essential, charges may apply. French/German guides available by prior arrangement.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • Yesis solid
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesHas a ramp

    Public Areas

    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
      • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
      • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesBaby changing facilities
    • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

    Entrance

    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 21
        Number of steps to entrance
      • YesHandrail by steps
    • YesRamp to entrance
      • YesHandrail by ramp
    • YesEntrance is well lit

    General

    • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
    • YesClear signage
    • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
    • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
    • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
    • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
    • YesAudible alarm system