Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

2014-04-15 door Veroniek Maat

General information
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam shows the famous works of Vincent van Gogh. A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience. The museum contains the second largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. It provides the opportunity to keep track of the artist's developments, or compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century in the collection. The museum also holds an extensive offer of exhibitions on various subjects from 19th-century art history.

Accessibility
The Van Gogh Museum is very accessible and employees are very willing to assist people with wishes regarding their disability. People with disabilities get priority at the entrance.

Entrance

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

Lobby

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? yes
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? 120 cm

Levels

Does the museum have an elevator? yes
What is the width of the entrance door? 100 cm
Is the turning circle to the elevator at least 150 cm? yes
Do the elevator buttons have Braille? yes
Does the elevator have a display? yes
Does the elevator have a sound alert? no
Does the elevator have support rails? yes
Does the elevator have an alarm? yes

Exhibition room(s)

Is the exhibition room spacious enough for wheelchair users (turning circle of at least 150cm)? yes
On what height are the signs for the exhibited items? 120 cm

Auditorium

What is the width of the entrance to the auditorium? 90 cm
Does the auditorium have space reserved for people using a wheelchair? yes
Does the auditorium have a hearing loop? no

Sanitary

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

Facilities

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

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? no
Are seeing eye dogs and guide dogs allowed inside? yes
Does the museum have evacuation chairs? yes

Notes
There is one disability parking spot in front of the Van Gogh Museum, but this is often occupied. The nearest parking is at the Museum Square. The parking address is Van Baerlestraat 33b, 1071AP.

 

 

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Veroniek Maat

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