Barcelona Cultura

Accessibility

The Museu del Disseny de Barcelona (Barcelona Design Museum) works constantly to be a centre that is open, accessible and functional for all, in line with criteria for universal accessibility. Pursuant to its commitment to people with functional diversity, the museum offers a visit to its facilities with maximum guarantees as regards mobility and access to information.

In this regard, action taken by the Museu del Disseny (Barcelona Design Museum), in close cooperation with the Municipal Institute for People with Disabilities, falls within the framework of the work jointly undertaken by this institute and Barcelona Institute of Culture. It is the aim of these organisations to guarantee universal accessibility to the city’s cultural heritage, as established in Article 30 of the United Nations International Convention on the rights of persons with functional diversity. 

Accessibility exhibition Brick by Brick. Ceramics Applied to Architecture

 

Guidance elements

People with visual functional diversity
At the main door in Plaça de les Glòries and the entrance in Carrer d’Àvila, people with visual functional diversity will find a guidance system which will help them locate the information and service desks.
On floor B, entering from Carrer d’Àvila, the guidance system leads to the tactile model that reproduces the building and its surroundings, together with a wall-mounted directory in Braille and large print with information about the museum floors with permanent exhibitions.

Information and service desks

People with visual functional diversity
The programme handout in Braille and large print may be consulted at the two information and service desks in the entrance lobbies at Plaça de les Glòries and Carrer d’Àvila. It provides basic information on the Museu del Disseny (Barcelona Design Museum) and the organisation of its collections into four permanent exhibitions based on a variety of themes.

People with auditory functional diversity
The two information and service desks are equipped with a hearing loop to assist anyone who may need it

People with reduced mobility
The information and service desks have an area adapted for easy access by wheelchair users. Horizontal and vertical mobility is guaranteed throughout the building. Two wheelchairs are also available for loan on request at the Museu del Disseny (Barcelona Design Museum).

Admission prices

Admission prices are reduced for holders of the Targeta Rosa Reduïda and admission is free for people who have the Targeta Rosa Gratuïta or the metropolitan pass for those accompanying persons with special needs.

Information staff

Information and service staff are trained to assist and advise visitors about services and activities at the museum and about the best options for their visit.

Seats

There are rest areas in the lobby of the Carrer d’Àvila entrance and the lobbies in front of the lift on the first, second, third and fourth floors, as well as in the exhibitions on the second and fourth floors.

Lockers

A locker service where visitors can leave backpacks, bags, coats, etc. is available on the ground floor of the building.

Adapted toilets

All toilets in the building are adapted for people with reduced mobility and wheelchair-users.

To reach the museum

Public transport
Metro: Line 1, Glòries station (the “Av. Meridiana” exit from the central platform connects with the lift)
Bus: lines 7, 60, 92, 192 and H12
Tram: Glòries tram station, T4, T5 and T6

Parking
Ona Glòries (Carrer de la Ciutat de Granada 173-175)
Centre Comercial Glòries (Av. Diagonal 208)
There are public parking spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility who hold the disability parking card in Carrer d’Àlaba 158, and Carrer d’Àvila 171.

Ajuntament de Barcelona