egapark

Certified in the period

May 2019 - April 2022

Accessibility certified People with walking disabilities

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 are eight marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 350 cm x 500 cm).
  • The path from the car park to the entrance is 30 m long. It is easy to walk and drive on and has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 5 % over a distance of 25 m.
  • Nearby is the station egapark - line 2.
  • The park is steplessly accessible via an elevator. The elevator cabin measures 130 cm x 170 cm. The elevator door is 110 cm wide.
  • Almost all evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are steplessly accessible  or via ramps.
  • The ramp has a maximum gradient of 5 % and a total length of 12 m. Exception: the ramp to Hall 1 has a maximum gradient of 11 % of 7 m.
  • All evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 90 cm wide.
  • Exception: the wc-door „Pflanzencafe is 85 cm wide.
  • External paths are at least 150 m wide and easy to walk on and drive on and have a maximum longitudinal gradient of up to 7 %. Exception: the path in the Japanese Garden has a maximum gradient of 10 % of 20 m.
  • There is seating available.
  • The exhibits/ objects are predominately visible when seated.
  • The information on the exhibits/ objects is predominately readable when seated.
  • There are wheelchair accessible tables available n the gastronomy areas (maximum height 80 cm, wheelchair accessible at a height of 67 cm and a depth of 30 cm).
  • Guided tours for people with walking impairments and wheelchair users are offered. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • The entire route of the guided tour is steplessly variable for wheelchair users.
  • Offered aids: wheelchair, handcart

Public toilet for people with disabilities (halle 1)

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door, in front of the toilet and
    in front of the washbasin at least 150 cm x 150 cm;
    left of the toilet 93 cm x 57 cm and right of the toilet 90 cm x 57 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rails can be flipped-up.
  • The sink is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord) is available.

Public toilet for people with disabilities (Café Pflanzenwelt)

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door, in front of the toilet and
    in front of the washbasin at least 140 cm x 150 cm;
  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door at least BREITE cm x TIEFE cm;
    in front of the toilet BREITE cm x TIEFE cm;
    in front of the washbasin BREITE cm x TIEFE cm;
    left of the toilet 23 cm x 65 cm and right of the toilet 84 cm x 65 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rail on the right side can be flipped-up.
  • The sink has limited access.
  • The mirror is not visible while sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is not available.

Public toilet for people with disabilities (playground)

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door at least 167 cm x 127 cm;
    in front of the toilet 181 cm x 40 cm;
    in front of the washbasin 167 cm x 113 cm;
    left of the toilet 100 cm x 71 cm and right of the toilet 30 cm x 71 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rail on the left of the toilet can be flipped-up.
  • The sink is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is not available.

Public toilet for people with disabilities (Rundbau Café)

  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of/behind the door at least 160 cm x 120 cm;
    in front of the toilet 181 cm x 40 cm;
    in front of the washbasin 115 cm x 93 cm;
    left of the toilet 206 cm x 71 cm and right of the toilet 84 cm x 71 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. The grab rail on the left of the toilet can be flipped-up.
  • The sink is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger 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.
  • The information on the exhibits/stations/objects is provided in writing.
  • In the the gastronomy areas there are tables with bright and glare-free lighting, on which there are no lamps standing or hanging that interfere with the field of vision or eye contact.
  • There is seating area with low background noises (e.g. corner seating, separate room).
  • Guided tours are offered for people with hearing impairment, but not for deaf people.

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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 tactilely detectable sidewalk boundaries.
  • External paths usually do have visually contrasting sidewalk boundaries.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast, but not recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactilely detectable floor indicators available.
  • The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font.
  • There are no obstacles, e.g. objects protruding into the path/room.
  • There are no revolving or rotating doors.
  • Steps are not visually rich in contrast.
  • Stairs have mostly handrails on both sides.
  • The exhibits/stations/objects are usually well illuminated.
  • The information on the exhibits/stations/objects is provided in writing and is mostly visually rich in contrast.
  • The menu font Rundbau - Café & Restauran is straightforward and visually rich in contrast. There is no menu available in large print.
  • Guided tours are offered for people with visual impairments, but not for blind people. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic font.

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 facility 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/stations/objects is provided in writing, but not in easy language.
  • There are no menu with pictures available and the dishes are not visibly presented (buffet, bar).
  • Guided tours for people with cognitive impairments are offered. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • The guided tour for people with cognitive impairments is given using easy language.

Evaluation report: Download as PDF