Seeing, hearing, feeling culture.

With 42 UNESCO World Heritage sites, architectural masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the Bauhaus, over 6,000 museums, hundreds of theatres and world famous orchestras and an agile, contemporary creative scene, Germany truly shines as a cultural destination of distinction. Our endeavour to make these treasures accessible to everyone is every bit as multi-layered as the tourist amenities themselves.
Wheelchair user at an original model of a small car at the August Horch Automobile Museum
August Horch Automobile Museum in Zwickau

In Zwickau's August Horch Automobile Museum, 100 years of automobile history are brought to life with luxury models from Horch, Audi, Wanderer and DKW. There's also the Trabant cult car. The museum is barrier-free, offering tours and audio guides for blind visitors as well as tours in sign language.

Bach's birthplace next to an old half-timbered building and neighbouring new building
Bach's birthplace in Eisenach

Johann Sebastian Bach's birthplace in Eisenach hosts hourly concerts played with historical instruments. The museum's new building contains 'sound chairs' and 'walk-in music' for a fantastically sensuous experience. The new building is barrier-free; guide dogs are welcome. The museum guide is available in Braille.

Exterior view of the Baden-Baden Festival Theatre with a sculpture in the foreground
Baden-Baden Festival Theatre

The Baden-Baden Festival Theatre ranks among the largest classical music venues in Europe. Its schedule includes opera, classical concerts, ballet performances, jazz evenings and international shows. Barrier-free entry is via the west side entrance.

Exhibition room at the Bucerius Art Forum with a visitor in a wheelchair in the background
Bucerius Art Forum in Hamburg

Lying in the heart of Hamburg, the Bucerius Art Forum offers four exhibitions all year round on themes from antiquity to the present. The Bucerius Art Forum is fully accessible. Tours in sign language can be booked with the Hamburg Museum Service.

The backdrop for the Cathedral Steps festival plays with elaborate stage design and impressive colours, and Erfurt Cathedral in the background
Cathedral Steps festival plays in Erfurt

Every summer the 70 steps of Erfurt Cathedral are transformed into a spectacular open-air stage for the Cathedral Steps festival plays. Erfurt Cathedral and the Church of St Severus provide the backdrop for unforgettable evenings. The area is accessible for wheelchair users and offers wheelchair berths and disabled toilets.

Exterior view of the Chocolate Museum on the Rheinauhafen peninsula with the Rhine flowing past on both sides.
Chocolate Museum in Cologne

At Cologne's Chocolate Museum, visitors learn everything about the humble cocoa bean's transformation into finished chocolate, as well as all manner of facts about the cultural and historical origins of the confection and its industrial manufacture today. With flat floors, ramps and lifts, the museum is entirely barrier-free.

Interior view of the Duchess Anna Amalia library with its many exquisite books and sculptures
'Classical Weimar'

A UNESCO Cultural Heritage site, 'Classical Weimar' contains 13 attractions including the Goethe Museum, Schiller's House and the Duchess Anna Amalia Library. The classical city offers guided tours for visitors with reduced mobility and in sign language, as well as bicycles for everyone.

View inside the Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: a portico houses rows of glass display cabinets containing elaborately embellished, historical physical instruments
Dresden State Art Collections

The Dresden State Art Collections rank among the foremost and oldest museum networks in the world. Their goal is to give all visitors unrestricted access to the art collections of the Saxon Electors, which date from the 16th century.

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