MUSEUM WITH NO BARRIERS

Being a Place of Education and Remembrance of the Victims of the German Nazi extermination system and World War II, the Gross-Rosen Museum in Rogoźnica makes every effort to be a place accessible to everyone, including people with different abilities. For this reason, the Museum offers assistance suitable for the diverse needs of the visitors, gradually introducing tools and services that improve accessibility of the Memorial.

Information about facilities and the offer Gross-Rosen Museum prepared for people with special needs.

ROGOŹNICA

Information for people with mobility impairment:
Regarding the historic camp building (granite cobblestone pavement, steep slopes, stairs, high curbs and thresholds, narrow doors), moving on the site of Gross-Rosen Museum may be difficult for people with mobility impairment. Adaptation of the historic structures and any interference into them is restricted because of conservation protection and preserving authenticity of the place.
For people with mobility impairment the Museum prepared the following:
• a wheelchair with a 44 cm wide seat
• a stairclimber
• telescopic ramps
• an electric cart adapted to carry a wheelchair

In order to use this equipment, one has to make a reservation and accept the regulations.

Information for the people with visual impairment:
Visiting takes place mainly in the open; the lighting is dim inside of the historic objects. A guide dogs are allowed on the site of the Museum as well as in the inside of the historic objects.

Information for families with little children:
• on the first floor of the Museum’s main building there is a toilet with a changing table.

All the information will be provided by the accessibility coordinator,

Mr. Andrzej Bobowski
e-mail: koordynator.dostepnosci@gross-rosen.eu

WAŁBRZYCH

Information for people with mobility impairment:
The building of the Archive and Scientific- Research Department in Wałbrzych is two- storied and there are a few steep steps in front of the entry. It may be difficult for people with mobility impairment to move around the object.
The Museum prepared a stairclimber for people on wheelchairs. It is available after an earlier phone or e-mail reservation.

Information for people with visual impairment:
• a guide dog is allowed in the building.