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museums Accessible for people with visual or hearing impairments Historical monuments and sites Accessible for people with impaired mobility Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen

Straße der Nationen 22
16515 Oranienburg OT Sachsenhausen
Phone

03301-200200

www.​gedenkstaette-sachsenhausen.​de
info@​gedenkstaette-sachsenhausen.​de
Leisure Wheelchair users Leisure time Visually impaired
In permanent and temporary exhibitions, the memorial site at the authentic site and in historical buildings recalls the history of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp (1936-1945), the Soviet special camp No 1/7 (1945-1950), the history of the National Remembrance and Memorial Site (1961-1990) and its further development into the "Memorial Site and Museum Sachsenhausen" from 1993 onwards.

Opening Hours

15.03.2020 - 14.10.2020
Monday 08:30h - 18:00h
Tuesday 08:30h - 18:00h
Wednesday 08:30h - 18:00h
Thursday 08:30h - 18:00h
Friday 08:30h - 18:00h
Saturday 08:30h - 18:00h
Sunday/Holiday 08:30h - 18:00h

New Opening Hours 15.10.2020

15.10.2020 - 14.03.2021
Monday 08:30h - 16:30h
Tuesday 08:30h - 16:30h
Wednesday 08:30h - 16:30h
Thursday 08:30h - 16:30h
Friday 08:30h - 16:30h
Saturday 08:30h - 16:30h
Sunday/Holiday 08:30h - 16:30h

t Information for guests with reduced mobility

Short description

5 wheelchairs are available for rent.
On the site of the memorial there are numerous buildings, which areare accessible in different ways:
Reception:
  • infinitely variable, door width 150cm
Barracks 38:
  • Accessible via ramp (7.5m long, 42cm high)
  • 4cm high step in the entrance area
  • Entrance door 92cm, narrowest other door: 85cm
  • Elevator to the basement with door width 90cm, cabin dimensions 144cm x 92cm, control elements between 89cm and 98cm high
Prisoner's kitchen:
  • infinitely variable, door width: 102cm
Cinema:
  • infinitely variable, door width: 100cm opens automatically
Exhibition:
  • infinitely variable, door width 100cm opens automatically,Potato cellar in the basement accessible by elevator (door width 100 cm.), cabin dimensions 110cm x 140cm, control elements between 75cm and 90cm high)

    car parking spaces

    • Number of designated disabled parking spaces near entrance 3
    • Comment from the car park, the path leads over cobblestones to the asphalted area in front of the reception.

    Access and paths Indoor area

    • stepless access
    • Entrance door passage width 150 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all other corridors and passages to be used 151 cm
    • Comment:
      • The reception is infinitely variable.
      • There are numerous buildings on the site which are accessible in different ways:
      Barracks 38:
      • Accessible via a ramp (7.5m long, 42cm high)
      • 4cm high step in the entrance area
      • Entrance door 92cm, narrowest other door: 85cm
      • Elevator to the basement with door width 90cm, cabin dimensions 144cm x 92cm, control elements between 89cm and 98cm high
      Prisoner's kitchen:
      • infinitely variable, door width: 102cm
      Cinema:
      • infinitely variable, door width: 100cm opens automatically
      Exhibition:
      • infinitely variable reach, door width 100cm opens automatically, potato cellar in the basement accessible by elevator (door width 100cm, car dimensions 110cm x 140cm, controls between 75cm and 90cm high)

    Reception

    • Reception counter or table not partially lowered to a height of 85cm but other possibility of communication available in sitting position

    Access and paths Outdoor area

    • stepless path guidance possible
    • Road condition: The outside area is extensive with different road condition:
      • at the Kommandantur cobblestone pavement, relatively good trafficability, uneven in places
      • Apellplatz/ Neues Museum: damaged concrete slabs, later also unpaved floor, which is difficult to drive on in wet conditions
      • at the Revierbarracken: sandy soil, partly uneven slag layer

    elevator

    • stepless access
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • Lift door width 90 cm
    • Length of elevator car: 140 cm
    • Elevator car width 110 cm
    • lowest height of control elements 84 cm
    • uppermost height of control elements 84 cm
    • Length of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm

    guest toilet

    • Door width to sanitary room 93 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 93 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 >150 cm
    • Depth of the washstand underride (at a height of 67 cm) 14 cm
    • Upper edge of washbasin (armrest surface) from floor 81 cm
    • mirror above the washbasin, visible while sitting or standing
    • Length of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the left of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the left of the WC bowl 85 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 over the front edge of the toilet bowl 17 cm
    • Distance between handholds 71 cm
    • left hand grab handle can be folded up and locked in the folded up position
    • Emergency call available
    • Comment:
      • the values shown here are the guest WC near the Rezpetion
      • two further guest WCs for guests with reduced mobility are located in the Kommandantur and in the prisoners' kitchen

    Access to conference and event rooms

    • Access Stepless
    • Entrance door passage width 127 cm
    • Comment: a total of 2 continuously accessible conference rooms and 2 conference rooms accessible by elevator in the basement (door width: 90cm elevator door) are available.

    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.
    • Comment:
      • Guided tours for guests with reduced mobility last approx. 2 hours (min. 10 persons).
      • various multilingual audio guides are available for independent exploration of the site

    Collection of data

    • Researcher (Institution) Tourist Association Ruppiner Land
    • Date of data collection 23.04.2010
    • The data presented here are verified data

    t Information for blind and visually impaired guests

    Short description

    • Several exhibits can be touched in the Neues Museum
    • A palpable site plan is available
    • Audio guides are available




      Information and experience

      • Information material for blind guests available
      • Offers, exhibits etc. can be experienced with several senses
      • comment
        • several exhibits can be touched in the Neues Museum
        • a palpable site plan is available
        • Audio guides are available

      Professional competence/service

      • Guide dogs for the blind are allowed

      Collection of data

      • Elevator 1: Last name Klink, Gosau
      • Researcher (Institution) Tourist Association Ruppiner Land
      • The data presented here are verified data
      • Date of data collection 23.04.2010