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museums Historical monuments and sites Accessible for people with impaired mobility Museum Alexandrowka

Russische Kolonie 2
14469 Potsdam

0157 – 50974652

Leisure Wheelchair users
In honour of his deceased friend, the Russian tsar Alexander, Friedrich Wilhelm III had the Russian colony Alexandrovka built in 1826. The green areas were planned by Peter Joseph Lenné and should offer the Russian singers a special atmosphere for music and leisure. Today the ensemble is part of the world cultural heritage.

Opening Hours

New Opening Hours 01.06.2022

01.06.2022 - 31.10.2022
Monday 10:00h - 18:00h
Tuesday 10:00h - 18:00h
Thursday 10:00h - 18:00h
Friday 10:00h - 18:00h
Saturday 10:00h - 18:00h
Sunday/Holiday 10:00h - 18:00h
Bei Gruppen und Führungen wird um telefonische Voranmeldung gebeten.

t Information for guests with reduced mobility

Short description

  • no designated disabled parking spaces available
  • Indoor access: via 1 step
  • Outdoor access: stepless
  • Condition of the path Outdoor area: rough pavement, meadow
  • Guest toilet for guests with limited mobility, infinitely variable access. Door width: 95 cm, movement area in front of WC: >150 cm x 122 cm, right: 100 cm x >150 cm, left: 0 cm, handles available
  • Museum café in the garden continuously accessible

    Access and paths Indoor area

    • Number of level(s) 1
    • Total height of steps 4 cm
    • Entrance door passage width 118 cm
    • passage width of the narrowest of all other doors to be used 83 cm
    • Comment:
      • The museum courtyard is paved with coarse pavement
      • At the entrance of the museum building a step of 4 cm height has to be overcome. An exhibition room (the 3rd chamber) can only be reached via a step 17 cm high.


    • comment
      • The cash register is located in an outbuilding, directly opposite the museum.
      • The threshold is almost 3 cm high, the door 90 cm wide.

    Access and paths Outdoor area

    • stepless path guidance possible
    • Entrance door passage width 151 cm
    • Road condition:
      • the courtyard of the museum is paved with rough pavement
      • further back there is the garden with the museum café, here there is lawn

    guest toilet

    • passage width of the door to the sanitary room 95 cm
    • Door does not open into the sanitary room
    • Length of the movement area in front of the washbasin >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the washbasin 110 cm
    • Depth of the washbasin underride (at a height of 67 cm) 15 cm
    • Upper edge of washbasin (armrest surface) from floor 85 cm
    • mirror above the washbasin, visible while sitting or standing
    • Length of movement area in front of WC bowl 122 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the right of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the right of the WC bowl 100 cm
    • Hand grips next to the WC on the right and left side available
    • Height (top edge) of the handles 86 cm
    • The handholds protrude beyond the front edge of the toilet bowl 12 cm
    • Distance between handholds 66 cm
    • Both handles can be folded up and locked in the folded up position
    • Seat height of toilet bowl (upper edge of toilet seat) 41 cm
    • no emergency call available
    • Comment:
      • the men's toilet is suitable for guests with reduced mobility and was measured here
      • the guest toilet is directly accessible from the courtyard
      • a large wastepaper basket restricts the area of movement, otherwise it would be even more roomy

    Professional competence/service

    • Information about further barrier-free offers in the region can be made available.
    • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.

    Collection of data

    • Researcher (Institution) Tourism Academy Brandenburg
    • Date of data collection 13.01.2017
    • The data presented here are verified data