Old synagogue Erfurt

Certified in the period

April 2019 - March 2022

Accessibility certified People with walking disabilities Wheelchair users Blind people

Barrier-free information

Short Report as PDF

All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for people with walking disabilities".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is a public parking lot available at 150 m distance. The surface quality of the car park is not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The S-Bahn station Fischmarkt is 250 m away.
  • The path in front of the entrance is not easy to walk and drive on.
  • The building is infinitely accessible.
  • All evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are infinitely accessible at ground level or via an elevator.
  • The elevator cabin measures 114 cm x 150 cm. The elevator door is 90 cm wide.
  • All evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 90 cm wide.
  • The cash desk is at its lowest point 85 cm high. There is another, equivalent communication possibility while in a sitting position.
  • The exhibits are predominately visible when seated.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately readable when seated.
  • Guided tours for people with walking impairments and wheelchair users are offere. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • Special trained guides ensure that people with walking impairments and wheelchair users can take part in any guided tour.
  • Mobile or fixed seats are available for people with walking disabilities, which may be used during the guided tour.
  • The entire route of the guided tour is infinitely variable for wheelchair users.
  • Offered aids: seating available

Public toilet for people with disabilities

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door at least 162 cm x 142 cm;
    in front of the toilet 140 cm x 140 cm;
    in front of the washbasin 120 cm x 149 cm;
    left and right of the toilet at least 90 cm x 70 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rails can be flipped-up.
  • The sink has limited access.
  • The mirror is not visible while sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord) is available.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is no alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop system.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly.
  • Alternatively stairs are available.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately provided in writing.
  • There is audible information on the exhibits (audioguide).
  • Information on the exhibits is displayed photo realistically.
  • Guided tours are offered for people with hearing impairment, but not for deaf people. A reservation in advance is necessary
  • Special trained guides ensure that people with hearing impairment can take part in any guided tour.
  • Guided tours with FM systems (e.g. headphones, neck loops) are available for people with hearing impairments.

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All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for people with visual impairments".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas/rooms.
  • External paths usually have tactilely detectable sidewalk boundaries.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast and recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • All evaluated and usable areas for the guest are well illuminated, i.e. bright and glare-free.
  • The walkways in corridors/ways/aisles are marked with tactile markings in the entire building/object or the walls or other structural elements can be used for orientation.
  • The walkways in corridors/paths/aisles are not marked with tactile markings in the entire building/object. The walls or other structural elements cannot be used for orientation.
  • The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font.
  • Information for orientation is available audibly.
  • There are no obstacles, e.g. objects protruding into the path/room.
  • There are no revolving or rotating doors.
  • There are few glass doors without safety markings.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly.
  • The break position is not announced by spoken commands.
  • The operating controls are not visually rich in contrast, but tactilely detectable.
  • Alternatively stairs are available.
  • At least at the first and last step, stairs have visually contrasting edges.
  • Steps are visually rich in contrast.
  • Stairs have at least a handrail on one side.
  • The exhibits are usually well illuminated.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately provided in writing and is visually rich in contrast.
  • There is audible information on the exhibits.
  • Guided tours for people with visual impairments and blind people are offere. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • Special trained guides ensure that people with visual impairments can take part in any guided tour.
  • Tactilely detectable exhibits are integrated in the guided tour.
  • An audio guide is available which can be operated independently by people with visual impairments / blind people.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic font.
  • Offered aids: reading aids (magnifying glasses, etc.)

Evaluation report: Download as PDF

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • The name or logo of the museum is clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • Signs in visible distance or an uninterrupted guidance system are available.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system available.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominatel provided in writing, but not in easy language.
  • Information on the exhibits/ is displayed photo realistically.
  • There are no guided tours available for people with cognitive impairments.
  • There is no information in easy language.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF