The IBCC provides a world-class facility acknowledging the efforts, sacrifices and commitment of the men and women, from 62 different nations, who came together in Bomber Command during WWII.
The project also covers the stories of those who suffered as a result of the bombing campaigns and those whose survival was guaranteed by the humanitarian operations of Bomber Command.
The centre includes the Memorial, Exhibitions, 9 acres of Peace Gardens and full visitor facilities.
There is level access from the main entrance to:Operation Bomber Command GalleryReception and shopHub CafeAccessible ToiletsChanging Places FacilityThe Hub CafeAtrium ShopHome Fronts GalleryRemembering Bomber CommandThe Reception and ShopMemorial Spire and WallsInternational Peace GardensLincolnshire Peace GardensSmoking Area
Travel by public transport
Taxis are available from the station; all cabs on the station rank are wheelchair accessible.
Further details about the accessible facilities at Lincoln Central are available at www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/LCN.aspx
Travel by taxi
Cars are welcome to drop off limited mobility visitors right at the front door. For limited mobility drivers staff and volunteers are available, with advance notice, to assist visistors getting from the car park to the Centre
Path to main entrance
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Lift to all floors
Ticket/ information desk
Reception and shop
The accessible part of the Reception desk is 860mm high with 3400mm length
Things to See and Do
Operation Bomber Command Gallery
Every 30 minutes our immersive experience plays. This does contain flashing lights. Warnings are given on screen and audio.
There is a accessible counter which is 900mm x 1400mm and a hearing loop. All tables have been designed to allow for use with wheelchairs
There are accessible toilets on both floors of the building, 6 in total.
Changing Places Facility
Handrails are available on both sides
Place to eat and drink
The Hub Cafe
The Cafe is able to cater for anyone with sufficient notice. Visitors are invited to email firstname.lastname@example.org with their dietary requirements.
Home Fronts Gallery
The lift takes upto 6 people at a time. The door to this gallery is from the lift lobby
Remembering Bomber Command
The Reception and Shop
The shop has a range of display units most of which are accessible to wheelchair users. Volunteer an staff are on hand to assist visitors with accessing items from shelves.
The counter is built to be fully accessible.
An induction loop system is available
All front of house staff and volunteers are trained in Dementia and Autism Awareness and are World Host qualified
Memorial Spire and Walls
The Spire and Walls are set in the Lincolnshire Peace Garden. They are fully accessible with wide paths.
Free guided tours are available
Getting around outside
International Peace Gardens
Lincolnshire Peace Gardens
Designated Walking Trail
Lincolnshire Stations Trail
The majority of this trail is on mown paths of 800mm wide. They have been rolled and are usable for wheelchairs in dry conditions
The smoking area is located under the canopy of the building. That does provide some shelter
Customer care support
Evacuation Chairs at both lifts
Large print translations for the exhibition
Emergency evacuation procedures
Staff have been trained for both evacuation and manual handling (in cases where visitors need to make use of evacuation chairs) There are designated safety officers for the site
Customer care support
There are volunteers who will assist visitors to maximise their experience of the site and centre.
All staff are trained in dementia awareness and autism awareness