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Home»Microsites»Accesible Segovia

Accessible Museums

REAL CASA DE MONEDA (ROYAL MINT)

www.casamonedasegovia.es

This is one of the few industrial buildings from the 16th Century which has survived almost intact to our day. It is located on the left-hand bank of the Eresma River and was built by architect Juan de Herrera for King Felipe II, who established a mint there where minting using the roller technique was pioneered in Spain.

PHYSICAL ACCESSIBILITY

The main entrance (located next to the bridge) is on a pronounced slope. The entrance door is greater than 2.50 m wide.

There is another, wooden door, with a width greater than 2.50 m but with a wooden doorstep of 22 cm in height.

HALL AND RECEPTION

Access to the museum is via a glass door with the museum's logo at a height of 1.27 m. The door is 1.05 m wide.

The hall is accessible and there is sufficient open space for a wheelchair to turn 1.50 m.

The turnstile at the museum entrance can be opened to allow wheelchair access.

Paving is even throughout.

There is sufficient space for wheelchair users.

The lift is located beyond the turnstile. The door is 80 cm wide. There is a mirror and audio to indicate each floor level.

EXHIBITION ROOMS

The museum is laid out over two floors.

All exhibition rooms are accessible with sufficient space for wheelchair users.

DISABLED TOILET

There is one disabled toilet located on the ground floor. It is marked with the International Symbol of Access (ISA).

There is a sliding door which is 87 cm wide.

On the inside there is sufficient space for a 360° turn.

The toilet has an open space to the front, a fixed grab bar on the right and movable bar on the left. The seat is at 43 cm in height and the chain at 82 cm.

The sink can be accessed head on by wheelchair users. There is a mixer tap.

ACCESSIBILTY FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Access to the museum is gained via a glass door which does not have stripes to aid visibility.

EXHIBITION ROOMS

The rooms are separated by glass doors with the Mint logo for contrast. These doors remain open.

Paving is mostly even, without dips or protrusions.

Paving in the last room of the museum, which leads to the courtyard, is uneven.

One of the rooms has a ramp to allow access from the lift.

Information panels are finished in matte with easily readable text.

Audioguides are available for the visually impaired.

An information leaflet is available in braille.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

Audioguides are available in English, as well as adapted audioguides (portable headphones for people with hearing aids).

Signs mark the different rooms and services.

TOILETS

Locks display whether cubicles are "engaged" or "vacant" and there is a space at the bottom of each door to determine whether a cubicle is occupied.

 

JEWISH QUARTER VISITOR CENTRE

juderia.turismodesegovia.com

GENERAL INFORMATION

The centre aims to display, teach and divulge Jewish culture to its visitors, via information panels, projections and an innovative 3D projection. Its objective is to be the focal point for the understanding and visualisation of the spirit of the neighbourhood which housed one of the largest Jewish communities of the Kingdom of Castile.

PHYSICAL ACCESSIBILITY

There is a 4 cm step at the main entrance and a crossbar at the door of 8 cm in height.

There are two consecutive doors: The first is wooden and remains open during visiting hours and has a width greater than 2.50 m. The second is an automatic, glass, sliding door with a width of 1.50 m.

HALL AND RECEPTION

The hall is accessible and there is sufficient open space for a wheelchair to turn 1.50 m.

One of the corridors leading to the hall is on a slight slope of between 1.7% and 6.9%. Following this, a courtyard must be crossed to gain access to the hall and reception area.

Paving throughout is cobblestones and small stone slabs which are slightly uneven in the courtyard.

To gain access to the courtyard and then reception, there are two steps at 11 cm y 14 cm in height respectively, which are each fitted with ramps which are 94 cm wide, 1.33 m long and at a gradient of 10.5%.

EXHIBITION ROOMS

The museum is on the ground floor.

All exhibition rooms are accessible and there is sufficient space for wheelchair users.

DISABLED TOILET

There is one disabled toilet located on the ground floor. It is marked with the International Symbol of Access (ISA).

The main door opens inwards and is 90 cm wide and is followed by a sloping floor at a gradient of 17.6%.

The cubicle door open outwards and is 76 cm wide. There is an easy-opening lock.

There is sufficient space inside for a 360° turn.

The toilet has a space on the left of 97 cm and 83 cm to the front. The seat is at a height of 40 cm and the chain at 74 cm.

There are no grab bars or rails.

The sink has a pedestal which impedes frontal Access for wheelchair users.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

INFORMATION AND ORIENTATION

A number of publications are available in English and French.

Signs mark the different features and services.

TOILETS

Locks display whether cubicles are "engaged" or "vacant" and there is a space at the bottom of each door to determine whether a cubicle is occupied.

OTHER FEATURES AND SERVICES  LOCATION  ACCESS  OF NOTE 
Signposting Throughout the building

Signs in the same format: Yes

Average heght: 60 cm and 2 m

Font size: 1 cm

Text and symbols in contrasting colours: Yes

Text and symbols in braille: No

Authorised Signs: No

ACCESSIBILTY FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

At the street entrance, there is a step 4 cm in height which has no anti-slip, contrasting band, and a croosbar at the door.

There is a slight slope between the main entrance and the reception and the majority of the floor is paved with uneven cobblestones with one corridor with stone tiles.

The glass entrance door is not furnished with visibility stripes or a contrasting logo.

EXHIBITION ROOMS

Paving is even with no dips or protrusions.

Information panels have a matte finish and an easily readable font.

An information leaflet is available in braille.

 

 

 

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