Accessibility

Information on Accessibility

The DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum is accessible for visitors with limited mobility and for guests with baby carriages via an elevator at the right side entrance of the museum. Elevators in the foyer provide barrier-free access to all exhibition floors, the cinema as well as our workshop spaces. Restrooms for the disabled as well as gender neutral restrooms are located on the ground floor. A wheelchair is available at the box office.

The project “Reisen für alle” (Travel for All) has checked the DFF for accessibility. Below you will find some notes on accessibility. Detailed information can be found in the audit report.

 

PEOPLE WITH WALKING DISABILITIES AND WHEELCHAIR USERS
  • There is no company parking lot available.
  • The museum is accessible without steps via the side entrance.
  • All rooms and facilities that can be used by visitors are accessible at ground level or via elevators.
  • The elevator cabin is 110 cm x 140 cm. The elevator door is 90 cm wide.
    All doors/passages usable and elevated for visitors are at least 78 cm wide.
  • The reception desk is 115 cm high at the lowest point. There is no alternative means of communication while seated.
  • Most exhibits are visible while seated.
  • Most exhibit information is legible while seated.
  • There are eight tables in the café that are high enough for whelchair users (maximum height 80 cm, accessible from below at a height of 67 cm and a depth of 30 cm).
  • Guided tours for people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users are available on request. Advance booking is required.
  • The entire route of the guided tour is accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Public restrooms for people with disabilities are available
  • The movement areas are:
    in front of/behind the door, in front of the toilet and in front of the washbasin at least 150 cm x 150 cm;
    to the left and right of the toilet at least 90 cm x 70 cm.
  • Grab rails are provided to the left and right of the toilet. The grab rails can be folded up.
  • The washbasin can be moved underneath.
  • The mirror can be used while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is available.

All test-relevant areas meet the quality criteria of the label “Accessibility tested – barrier-free for people with walking disabilities”.

Prüfbericht: Download als PDF

PEOPLE WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT AND DEAF PEOPLE
  • There is no visually obvious alarm.
  • There is no inductive hearing system at the counter, but there is a system in the cinema.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed acoustically.
  • The information about the exhibits is mainly provided in written form.
  • There is acoustic information about the exhibits.
  • There are 14 tables in the café with bright and glare-free lighting, where there are no lamps or hanging lamps that interfere with the field of vision or eye contact.
  • There is no seating area with low ambient noise (e.g., sitting area, separate room).
  • Tours are offered for people with hearing disabilities, but not for deaf people.

Prüfbericht: Download as PDF

PEOPLE WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT AND BLIND PEOPLE
  • Service dogs may be brought into all relevant areas/rooms.
  • The entrance is visually contrasting and not identifiable by a tactilely perceptible change in flooring.
  • The signage is designed in legible and high-contrast font.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed acoustically.
  • The stop position of the elevator is announced by speech.
  • Staircases have handrails on both sides.
  • The exhibits are generally well lit.
  • The information on the exhibits is mainly conveyed in writing and is visually contrasting.
  • Acoustic information about the exhibits is available.
  • A multimedia guide is available.
  • Guided tours for people with visual impairments and blind people are available on request. Advance booking is required.
  • During the tours, exhibits are integrated for touching.

.All test-relevant areas meet the quality criteria of the label “Accessibility tested – partially accessible for people with visual impairments”.

Detailed information can be found in the Prüfbericht (audit report).

Prüfbericht: Download as PDF

PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
  • The name and logo of the museum are clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • Trail destinations are within sight or trail signs are present at a constantly visible distance.
  • The information on the exhibits is mainly conveyed in writing, but not available in PLain Language.
  • Guided tours for people with cognitive impairments are available upon request. Advance reservation is required.
  • The guided tour for people with cognitive impairments are offered in plain language.

Detailed information can be found in the Prüfbericht (audit report).

Prüfbericht: Download als PDF

Cinema visit with wheelchair

The DFF cinema has two wheelchair spaces.
Please call +49 69 961 220 – 220 to make a reservation.