This page provides accessibility information for website visitors. Information for visitors to the museum, including the those with disabilities, is on the Enjoy your visit page.
It is estimated that there are about 9.8 million people in the UK with some form of disability – one in seven of the population.
The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) aims to provide a website accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.
- This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
- This site uses code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS.
- The site displays correctly in current browsers. It also uses standards compliant XHTML/CSS code and any future browsers will display correctly.
- Tab indexes are set to make content links appear in the order they are set out on the page.
- Links in the content show as default link colours. They are no behaviours attached to links.
- Navigation items have background changes to highlight links and the current page.
- Links are written to make sense out of context.
- Links to external web sites open up a new browser window where this is supported. If this is not supported the same browser window is used.
- This web site is navigable without using a mouse.
- All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes.
- Content is separated from visual design, and cascading style sheets (CSS) are used for visual layout.
- Only relative font sizes, compatible with the user specified “text size” option in visual browsers are used.
- Pages can be read if your browser or device does not support style sheets.
Sometimes it is necessary to carry out changes to the website. At these times some areas may not fully meet the above accessibility guidelines.
If you experience any difficulty in using the RAMM website please contact the museum. Use the phone number, address or form provided on the Contact page . Please include an outline of the exact nature of the problem and your contact details when writing to the museum.
Website accessibility links
For help with browser settings and accessibility advice the BBC’s My Web My Way website provides further information. For general advice on accessibility and technology visit the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s Technology Hub .