2014-04-15 door Veroniek Maat

General information
The Tropenmuseum takes you on a journey around the world. The exhibitions include stories, accessoires, paintings, pictures and music from a large range of cultures. The Tropenmuseum experience with it's many aspects make the cultures feel alive and close. Different themes are shown in the museum, varying from contemporary art, religious traditions to historical pictures.

The Tropenmuseum is very accessible for people with reduced mobility. The organization can arrange a sign language interpreter if you call or e-mail in advance. There is no signposting, signals or Braille trail present.


Is the entrance on ground floor? yes
If the entrance is not on ground level, does it have a ramp? yes
If the entrance is not on ground level, does it have a wheelchair lift? no
Does the entrance door open automatically? yes
Does the entrance have a turning door? no
Does the entrance have a regular door? no
What is the width of the entrance? 100 cm


Is the lobby spacious with a turning circle of at least 150 cm? yes
Is the whole lobby on one level without any stairs of steps? yes
Does the lobby have seats? no
Are there any obstacles in the lobby? no
Does the lobby have an adapted toilet? yes
What is the height of the reception or ticket desk? 130 cm


Does the museum have an elevator? yes
What is the width of the entrance door? 120 cm
Is the turning circle to the elevator at least 150 cm? yes
Does the elevator have support rails? yes

Exhibition room(s)

Is the exhibition room spacious enough for wheelchair users (turning circle of at least 150cm)? yes


Does the auditorium have space reserved for people using a wheelchair? no
Does the auditorium have a hearing loop? no


How many adapted toilets does the museum have? 2
Do the toilets have support rails? yes
Do the toilets have an adapted sink? yes
Do the toilets have a space of at least 80 cm on one side? yes


Does the museum have audiotours? yes
Does the museum have wheelchairs for rent? yes
Does the museum have walkers for rent? no
Are there any disability parking spots available within 100 meters from the museum? yes

Additional accessibility information

Can a person with disability take at least one person assisting into the museum for free? yes
Is it neccesary to request accessibility services in advance? yes
Are seeing eye dogs and guide dogs allowed inside? yes
Does the museum have evacuation chairs? yes

From Amsterdam Central Station bus 22 departs from the Prins Hendrikkade and passes the Tropenmuseum, bus stop is 1e van Swindenstraat. From there it is a 1 minute walk to the main entrance of the museum. An alternative is to take tram 9 from Amsterdam Central Station and get out at the same stop. Tram 10 and 14 run from other sides of the city.

Parking spots for people with disabilities are situated within 75 meters of the main entrance.




Veroniek Maat

Eigenaar van Accessible Travel Netherlands
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