CosmoCaixa,
an accessible museum

This video shows how CosmoCaixa adapts to all needs and provides the best circumstances in which to discover the museum and have a good time while doing science.
 

The audio description, the magnetic induction loop, the information in braille and adapted guided visits are some of the resources available to CosmoCaixa visitors.
 

We work towards diversity through universal design.


 

  • REDUCED MOBILITY

    • Accessible entrances, exits and routes.

    • Own chairs available to visitors
      (consult the information point at the main entrance. Service limited to availability).

    • Spaces reserved for persons with reduced mobility.

    • Adapted restrooms on all floors.

    • Reserved parking spaces.

  • VISUAL DISABILITY

    Tactile paving: guiding edges on tactile paving from the Museum accesses to the Planetarium. Access, interior and exit.

  • LOW VISION

    Guided visits adapted for persons with visual impairment: guided visits with audio description.

  • TACTILE ELEMENTS

    Guided visits adapted for persons with visual impairment: guided visits with tactile display elements.

  • BRAILLE

    Informative brochure on the centre in braille format and large size. Ask for the brochure at the information desk.

  • AUDIO DESCRIPTION

    Audio description: adaptation of the Planetarium audio visuals with audio description in Catalan (ask Planetarium personnel for this service) and group visits.

  • HEARING IMPAIRED

    Visits adapted for persons with hearing impairment.

  • TELECOIL

    Spaces adapted with magnetic induction systems: reception desk, lockers, shop, restaurant, Planetarium, Auditorium and Agora.

  • SIGN LANGUAGE

    • Audio-visual adaptation in Catalan sign language.

    • Sign language interpreting service.

  • SUBTITLING

    Audio-visual subtitles for persons with hearing impairment.

  • INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

    Adapted visits for persons with intellectual diversity.

  • DOG CARE

    Guide dogs allowed.