A view of the Crick from the nearby park.



The reception desk is at the main entrance on Midland Road.


Toilets are located in the gallery, on the north side of the exhibition space. Disabled toilets have step-free access.


Please be aware that CCTV operates throughout the building for the security and safety of our staff, visitors and property, and to monitor visitor patterns.

We request that visitors do not leave pushchairs, baggage or any other personal belongings unattended.

Lost property

To recover lost valuables, please ensure you have a form of ID with you when visiting us to pick it up.

To enquire about lost property, please visit reception or contact us:



Free Wi-Fi is available for visitors.

There are two networks you can use:

  • The Cloud Wi-Fi is available to all visitors to the Crick. To use the Wi-Fi, select the 'Wi-Fi Guest' option and then sign in using the same email and password as you would in a coffee shop.
  • Eduroam. We are a registered eduroam institution. eduroam (which stands for education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. It is available for visitors to the building from other accademic sites. Find out more about eduroam.


The visitor cloakroom is on the ground floor near the reception desk.

Baby changing

Baby changing facilities are located in the gallery, on the north side of the exhibition space.