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ZKM Accessibility

It is important for the ZKM | Karlsruhe and its staff to facilitate easy access to the house’s exhibitions and events for disabled people. To this end, among the top priorities during planning phase for the reconstruction of this former munitions factory into a center of culture was barrier-free and unimpeded access to the various areas of the ZKM.

Access to the ZKM | Museums                 The main house with Foyer, the entrance to the Atriums 1+2 as well as 8+9, the cloakroom, the Museum Shop, the Media Theater, the Lecture Hall and the Restaurant can be accessed via the ground floor.
Doors The doors at all places in the ZKM also provide sufficient space for access by wheelchair; steps and ledges have all been levelled. The doors to the main entrance in Brauerstrasse open automatically via a special switch. The entrance in Lorenzstraße has an automatic slide door fitted with a motion detector.
Parking Possibilities There are two marked parking lots for the disabled in the underground parking lot.
 These are located directly next to the turn-off to the parking lots located towards Südweststadt [the south west of the city]. The elevator leads from the underground garage directly to the ZKM main house.
Elevator All floors of the ZKM | Museums as well as the library, media library and to the Cube can be easily accessed via passenger elevators.
Restrooms The ZKM | Museums and the Foyer are equipped with toilets for the disabled which are especially equipped with alarm systems.
Wheelchairs Should you require a wheelchair, please contact a member of staff at the Information Desk located in the ZKM_Foyer. Wheelchairs are available for the time of your visit.
Guided Tours and Workshops With its staff of especially trained tour guides, the ZKM | Museum Communication offers guided tours especially designed for people with disabilities.
 On average, each year between ten and twenty such special guided tours take place for mentally or physically disabled persons, as well as for the blind.
 For further information and registration, please visit the ZKM | Museum Communications.

Contact

ZKM | Center for Art and Media
​Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe
Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100-0
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1139
E-Mail: info@zkm.de

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