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Information for people with a handicap


Picture: West wing of the palace with path from the car park
      to the barrier-free entrance
West wing with path from the car park
to the barrier-free entrance

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Information for people with mobility impairment


Car park to the west of the castle (without designated disabled parking spaces); distance to the separate barrier-free access approx. 75 m; on the path (paved gravel) slight gradient (less than 6%).

By prior arrangement by telephone with the palace administration, disabled persons may also drive into the castle courtyard and park there.


Disabled toilets

A barrier-free WC is located in the café.


Höchstädt Palace



Picture: Palace courtyard with café

Entrance to the courtyard

The path from the car park to the palace courtyard is step-free; however, the gradient is more than 6%.

A barrier-free access to the palace, bypassing the steep path, leads to the basement of the south wing (distance from the car park approx. 75 m). Here, at a height of about 110 cm, there is a bell with an intercom.

Entrance to the palace

Access to the ticket office area with museum shop from the palace courtyard is step-free; the entrance gate is always open during the museum's opening hours. Behind it is a glass door that opens automatically (motion detector).


Picture: Room in the Museum of German Faience

  • The exhibition rooms on the ground floor and the upper floors are accessible barrier-free via a disabled-friendly passenger lift (length: 210 cm x width: 110 cm, door width: 90 cm).

  • No steps or obstacles in the exhibition rooms

  • Doors are at least 90 cm wide

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available

Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • No audio guide available

  • No regular guided tours

Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information available


Picture: Room in the Museum of German Faience

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