Accessibility in the museum

Most areas of the Heinz Nixdorf Museums Forum are barrier-free and accessible to wheelchairs. Below you can find an overview of important information on this topic.


Lifts

Two elevators bring you to all floors.

Exhibition rooms

The entire permanent exhibition and the special exhibitions are wheelchair friendly.

Accompanying companions

Designated companions of people with disabilities are admitted free of charge.

Bistro

The bistro on the lower level can be reached by taking the elevator.

Tours for the visually impaired

A special tour offers blind and visually impaired people the opportunity to experience the museum haptically.

Guide dogs

Guide dogs are welcome in the entire museum and the bistro.

Flooring in the museum

The foyer and the event rooms on the ground floor have stone, parquet and carpet floors. Both the permanent exhibition on the first and second floor and the special exhibitions have linoleum and parquet floors.

Defibrillators

There are two defibrillators, one each on the ground floor and the third floor in the staircase.

First aid

A first-aid room is located in the basement. If you require first aid, please contact the museum staff.

Cloakroom

Cloakrooms and lockers can be found in the basement of the museum and are wheelchair friendly.

Public transport

The bus stop for line 11 of the Padersprinter is located directly in front of the HNF. The path from the bus stop to the museum is wheelchair friendly.

Parking

Five parking spaces for those with disabilities are available directly in front of the building.

Wheelchairs

If required, a wheelchair can be borrowed from reception.

Seminar rooms

All seminar rooms and the auditorium are wheelchair friendly.

Available seating

Convenient folding chairs are available at no extra cost for the duration of your visit. They can be found at the beginning of the tour on the first floor and in the special exhibitions on the third floor. In addition, the corners of the exhibition are designated quiet zones with benches.

Toilets

A toilet for those with disabilities is located in the basement.