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Information for people with a handicap about Bayreuth New Palace and Court Garden

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Picture: Bayreuth New Palace


Information for people with mobility impairment

Disabled parking

Two disabled parking spaces: one in Ludwigstraße / Residenzplatz (opposite the main entrance) and one in Glasenappweg (small alley to the left of the palace). Two level, barrier-free flagstone paths lead across the palace courtyard (cobblestones) to the main entrance of the New Palace.


Disabled toilets

On the upper floor of the New Palace and in the Court Garden near the orangery


Bayreuth New Palace

Picture: Old Music Room in the New Palace
  • Separate step-free access to the cash desk area and shop, which is opened by staff as required

  • Folding chairs and a wheelchair for the tour of the exhibition rooms can be borrowed at the cash desk.

  • Step-free access to all main areas via a lift (length: 140 cm, width: 100 cm; door width 89 cm)

  • Doorways at least 80 cm wide, partly with door sills of 3-5 cm height. The museum staff is always ready to assist in overcoming the thresholds.

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available

  • Separate step-free access (width: 82 cm) to the south wing (museum ‘Markgravine Wilhelmine’s Bayreuth’, margravial garden apartment, state gallery, Italian Palace). Please ask at the cash desk.


Picture: Bayreuth New Palace and Court Garden

Bayreuth Court Garden (paths)

  • Paths wheel friendly and without slopes

  • Path surface mostly paved gravel, occasionally asphalt or cobblestones

  • Seats available

  • Steps at the bridge to the ‘Large Island’

Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • No audio guide available

  • Regular guided tours in the ‘Italian Palace’

Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information available

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