The UK has many world-renowned museums, reflecting the country’s own rich history as well as its generations of collectors. The great news is that many of these remarkable treasure houses are accessible to those of us who use mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Here is our pick of just a few of our favourites around the country.
The National Museum of Scotland
We’re going to begin our journey around Britain’s museum collections north of the border. The National Museum of Scotland is a real celebration of Scottish history.
For centuries, London has been one of the most important cities in the world. Starting in the 1600s, the Museum of London Docklands explores just how important the city was, telling the story of the Thames and its trade. Tracing the highs and lows of the London Docklands, you’ll learn everything for the city’s time as the most important port in the world to the decline in the 20th century. With recreations of the city, memorabilia and artefacts to discover, its perfect for any fans of history!
Covering the expansive history of the city of London, the Museum of London tells the story of the city and its people. Travelling from the prehistoric times to the present day, this museum gives an extensive view of life in the city through time. Whether you’re exploring a recreation of a Victorian London street or seeing the original boundary of the city, the London Wall, you’ll experience everything about London’s rich history!
This week, Quingo Scooters is travelling to England’s capital city to learn all about its history!
Lighting up the London skyline, Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland is returning for its 11th year. An essential part of London’s Christmas calendar, Quingo Scooters are heading to the capital as part of our Accessible Attractions series.
With attractions ranging from the UK’s biggest ice and snow sculpture experience, ‘Magical Ice Kingdom’, to a series of accessible rides, there’s something to delight all ages. This is a guaranteed winter wonderful night out for all!
Ice skating (open 10am to 10pm): Home to the largest open-air ice rink in the UK, skate around Hyde Park’s Victorian bandstand.
This week, Quingo Scooters are heading to London as part of our Accessible Attractions series. A reconstruction of the 1599 Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is a must for any lovers of history or literature!
Situated on the Thames, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is a unique celebration of the world’s most popular playwright. Whether you want to discover more about Shakespeare and his London or see his plays staged, there’s always something interesting to see. Using performance, tours and galleries, the Globe creates an authentic and detailed experience of Shakespeare in performance.