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Geysir-Zentrum Andernach

Museum/Gallery · Romantic Rhine
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Geyser World’s largest cold-water geyser in the “Namedyer Werth” conservation area near Andernach in the volcano region of the east Eifel. First mentioned as a tourist destination in 1912; successfully reopened in 2001.
Geyser World’s largest cold-water geyser in the “Namedyer Werth” conservation area near Andernach in the volcano region of the east Eifel. First mentioned as a tourist destination in 1912; successfully reopened in 2001.

Opening hours

Ende März - 31. Oktober Montag - Sonntag 09:00 – 17:30 Uhr

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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Disability access

Badge Accessibility certified
Accessibility certified

Walking disability and wheelchair users

fully accessible
  • Parking for people with disabilities
  • Step-free access to the building/object/terrain (via elevator/ramp if necessary)
  • All other rooms and facilities available to the guests are infinitely accessible by elevator or ramp
  • 90 cm minimum width of all passageways/doors
  • 80 cm minimum width of all passageways/doors
  • 70 cm minimum width of all passageways/doors
  • Toilets for people with disabilities
  • Lateral accessible toilet for a wheelchair
  • Hinged grab rail in the toilet at least on the accessible side

 All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - accessible for people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users". 

Some information on accessibility are listed below. In the separate document "Detailed information" detailed descriptions are available.

  • There is a public parking space for people with disabilities (parking space size 350 cm x 550 cm; distance to the Geyser Center approx. 50 m).
  • The path from the car park to the Geyser Center entrance is easy to walk and drive on. The maximum longitudinal inclination is 3 % over a length of 10 m.
  • The width of the entrance door is 120 cm, access to the building is threshold-free and stepless.
  • The minimum width in the Geyser Center is at least 150 cm. The minimum width in the shop and in the café is 100 cm.
  • All rooms that can be used by the guest are at ground level or can be reached via an elevator.
  • The sales counter with checkout area is 110 cm high at the lowest or highest point. The exhibition area extends over two floors and is steplessly accessible via an elevator.
  • The exhibits and the corresponding information can be seen predominantly from a seated position.
  • Doors and passageways are at least 90 cm wide.
  • Aids offered: wheelchair
  • For people with disabilities there are discounts.

Toilet for people with disabilities in the geyser center

  • The width of the passage from the foyer to the toilet for people with disabilities is 88 cm.
  • The width of the passage is 94 cm.
  • The manoeuvring spaces next to the toilet on the left and right are each 90 cm x 70 cm; in front of the toilet and washbasin 150 cm x 150 cm.
  • There are handles that can be folded up to the left and right of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair compatible and the mirror can be seen while sitting or standing.
  • There is a cord as an alarm trigger.

Lift

  • The elevator cab is 110 cm x 140 cm (width x depth).
  • The passage width of the elevator door is 90 cm.

Ship

  • The distance from the geyser center to the landing stage is 60 cm. The path is easy to walk and drive on. The maximum longitudinal inclination is 3 % over a length of 20 m.
  • The width of the passage is 100 cm via a 5 cm high threshold. The threshold can be passed by means of a landing ramp. The staff will assist with boarding and alighting.
  • The clear passage width on the ship is 100 cm.

Toilet for people with disabilities on the ship

  • The passage width is 80 cm. The smaller manoeuvring space in front of/behind the door is 100 cm x 100 cm.
  • The depth of the toilet bowl is 53 cm.
  • The manoeuvring spaces next to the toilet are on the left 80 cm x 53 cm, on the right 40 cm x 53 cm, in front of the toilet and washbasin 120 cm x 120 cm.
  • There are handles on both sides which cannot be folded up.
  • Alternatively, the toilet in the Geyser Center can be used.

Guided tours

  • Guided tours are offered for people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users. Reservation required.
PDF report on accessibility for Walking disability and wheelchair users

Hearing impaired and deaf

not classified

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For more descriptions please see „Detailed information“.

  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • In the elevator, an emergency call is confirmed audibly. Alternatively, stairs are available.
  • Sign language interpreters can be organised.
  • In the exhibition, information on the exhibits is conveyed in written form and acoustically.
PDF report on accessibility for Hearing impaired and deaf

Visually impaired and blind

not classified
  • Assistance dogs are welcome

Some information on accessibility are listed below. In the separate document "Detailed information" detailed descriptions are available.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Outdoor paths mainly are rich in contrast or have tactilely detectable sidewalk boundaries.
  • The main entrance is visually contrasting.
  • The house signage is designed in clearly legible, visually contrasting font.
  • There are glass doors in the entrance area, these are not marked with safety markings.
  • Rooms and corridors are brightly lit.
  • In the exhibition, the exhibits do not contrast visually with their surroundings, information is conveyed in written form and acoustically. Films are used to convey information.
  • There are usually no obstacles, e.g. objects protruding into the path/room.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic writing.
  • There is no uninterrupted guidance system with floor indicators.
  • In the elevator, an emergency call is confirmed acoustically.
  • Staircases are not visually rich in contrast or tactilely detectable. Handrails are present.
PDF report on accessibility for Visually impaired and blind

Cognitive disability

not classified

Some information on accessibility are listed below. In the separate document "Detailed information" detailed descriptions are available.

  • Name and logo of the company are clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • The destination of the path is usually within sight
  • The cash register is directly visible from the entrance.
  • There are no uninterrupted guidance systems or signs at a constantly visible distance.
  • Information is conveyed in written form and acoustically at the exhibition.
  • There is no information in easy language.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system.
PDF report on accessibility for Cognitive disability
This audit report was prepared by: Reisen für Alle
Period of certification: May 01, 2017 - April 30, 2020

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
188.9 km
55:52 h
5466 m
5401 m
41.7 km
4:00 h
140 m
140 m
356.9 km
5:29 h
625 m
609 m
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Phone (0049)2632-958008-0 Fax (0049)2632-958008-10

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