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People and Landscape” Museum

Museum/Gallery · Hunsrueck · closed
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  • Naturpark
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    Photo: Ricarda Ahmetovic

Museum Experience “Man and his Environment” Interactive museum experience “Man and the countryside” in the information centre of the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park. Get close to nature and culture here.
Museum Experience: ”Man and his Environment” On to nature and culture and interested in more? You will be when you have been to the fascinating interactive museum experience “Man and the Countryside “ in the information centre of the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park in Hermeskeil. On an out of the ordinary multimedia expedition you will find out many interesting facts about nature, countryside, flora and fauna in the region of the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park. A large panorama map with screen gives you information on the sights and leisure facilities on the Saar, Moselle and Ruwer rivers and in the Hunsrück. The adjoining park with sensory path and open-air classroom invites you to tarry.

Opening hours

closed today

Monday - Friday 9.00 - 12.00 h

Monday - Thuesday 14.00 - 16.00 h


for groups all year on request

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Disability access

Walking disability and wheelchair users

partially 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
  • 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 tested - barrier-free for people with walking disabilities and partially barrier-free for wheelchair users".

Some information on accessibility are compiled in the following. Detailed information can be found in the test report at the end of the text.

  • There is a marked parking space for people with disabilities (parking space size: 350 cm x 500 cm).
  • The path from the car park to the entrance is 15 m long, easy to walk and drive on and has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 6 % over a distance of 7 m.
  • The entrance is accessible without steps or thresholds.
  • All evaluated rooms that can be used by guests are at ground level or can be reached by elevator.
  • The elevator cab measures 110 cm x 140 cm (width x depth). The passage width of the elevator door is 90 cm.
  • All passages/doors are at least 90 cm wide, with the exception of the door to seminar room 2 with 83 cm width.
  • The checkout counter is 94 cm high at the lowest point.
  • In the exhibition, the exhibits and the corresponding information are mainly visible and legible while sitting.
  • Guided tours for people with disabilities are offered on request.

Public toilet for people with disabilities in the exhibition

  • The maneuvering spaces are as follows:
    • in front of/behind the door 120 cm x 120 cm;
    • in front of the toilet and the washbasin at least 120 cm x 150 cm;
    • to the left of the toilet 90 cm x 55 cm, to the right there is no maneuvering space.
  • There are handles on both sides of the toilet, the left handle can be folded up.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair accessible and the mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is present (cord).
  • There is another public toilet in the outbuilding, which is not designed for people with disabilities.
PDF report on accessibility for Walking disability and wheelchair users

Hearing impaired and deaf

not classified

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report at the end of the text.

  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • In the event of an audible alarm, no visually perceptible flashing light or flashing signal appears.
  • In the elevator, an emergency call is confirmed acoustically, but not visually. Alternatively, stairs are available.
  • The information on the exhibits is provided in written form and conveyed with the help of films.
  • Guided tours for people with disabilities are offered on request. 
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. Detailed information can be found in the test report at the end of the text.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast, but cannot be recognized by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • Rooms and corridors, the elevator and staircases are brightly lit and glare-free.
  • There are no carousel or revolving doors.
  • Glass doors have no safety markings.
  • There are no obstacles, e.g. objects protruding into the path/room.
  • An emergency call is confirmed acoustically in the elevator. The stopping position is not announced by speech.
  • Staircases are partly designed with visual contrasts and have a one-sided handrail.
  • Indoors and outdoors there is no guidance system with floor indicators. The walls or other structural elements can partly be used for orientation.
  • The exhibits are generally well illuminated.
  • Information on the exhibits is provided in written form, in visually contrasting font, and conveyed acoustically.
  • There is no information in Braille or prismatic writing.
  • Aids offered: reading aids (reading glasses, magnifying glass, etc.)
  • Guided tours for people with disabilities are offered on request. 
PDF report on accessibility for Visually impaired and blind

Cognitive disability

not classified

Some information on accessibility are listed below. Detailed information can be found in the test report at the end of the text.

  • Name and logo of the information center are clearly visible from the outside.
  • The destination of the path is always within sight.
  • There is no colored or pictorial guidance system.
  • Information about the exhibits is provided in written form, conveyed with the help of films, but not available in easy language.
  • Guided tours for people with disabilities are offered on request.
PDF report on accessibility for Cognitive disability
This audit report was prepared by: Reisen für Alle
Period of certification: June 01, 2018 - May 31, 2021

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
47.8 km
4:00 h
91 m
440 m
45.9 km
5:34 h
1069 m
1071 m
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