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Good to know for visually impaired
Good to know for visually impaired
  • in Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova -museum spaces resides two museums, they have common entrance, café and shop
    • arkeology-historic the museum Aboa Vetus
    • contemporary Art the museum Ars Nova
  • observe before the main entrance leading upwards stairs, 7 steps, no hand rails
  • in connection to the main entrance automatic sliding doors of glass, black edges as contrast borders
  • after the main entrance on right side the museum shop Laurentius, where you can buy tickets to the museums
  • in the lobby the floor is sloping upwards, in the middle of the lobby ramp to Cafe Aulas service counter and on the lobby's left side possibility to look at the de historic the ruins over the stone wall
  • path to to Aboa Vetus -the museum from the museum shop's back, spiralstairs to the second floor and there immediately on right side stairs down to the historic ruins
  • the ruins are very damp, look out for level changes
  • on the museum's inner yard summer terrace, where you come from the lobby's left side, stairs, 6 steps

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Glare trouble
Glare trouble
  • big windows in the lobby, the sunshine may dazzle
  • the general lighting in the ruins are very damp and strong spot lights in addition

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Guide and service dogs welcome
Guide and service dogs welcome
Steps
Steps
  • before the main entrance stairs, 7 steps, no banisters
  • inside museum double stairs to the historic ruins
  • to the summer terrace stairs, 6 steps

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Level changes
Level changes
  • pavement edge in front of the building's main entrance, height 9 cm
  • in connection to the main entrance ramp, gradient 9-15 %, the ramp's width 99 cm
  • in the museum's lobby sloping floor and ramps, gradients about 10 %
  • the building has five floors, Aboa Vetus museum's exhibitions in the cellar
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Door with automatic opening mechanism
Door with automatic opening mechanism
  • outer and inner door sliding door, the door opening's free width 2 m

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Accessible with help
Accessible with help
  • outside and inside the museum many ramps, gradients 9-15 %
  • the ruins are accessible with wheelchair through the alternative path, door close to the main entrance to the museum's ruin round on the outside, path of cobblestones
  • cobblestones on the ruin round, the round may not be done in whole with wheelchair
  • the summer terrace accessible with wheelchair from Nunnakatu's side, where you find a gate to inner yard, you have to fetch what you want from the café yourself

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Alternative path
Alternative path
  • to the ruin round with wheelchair through the door outside, close to the main entrance, take contact with the personnel for opening the door

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Satisfactory WC for wheelchair users
Satisfactory WC for wheelchair users
  • the toilet resides in Ars Nova museum's exhibition space, the door is opened by the cashbox personnel
    • the door opening's free width 85 cm
    • free space on the toilet seat's left side 18 cm, on right side 93 cm
    • next to the toilet seat on the left side handle on the wall, on right side up-pullable hand rail
    • the toilet seat's height 45 cm
    • the door has no assimilated door handle for wheelchair users

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Safe for allergic people
Safe for allergic people
Additional information
Additional information
  • to the bus stop about 150 m (the bus stops in front of Turku Cathdedral)
  • parking slots along the cross-streets close to the museum, the streets are sloping
  • the museum shop Laurentius' service counter's height 90 cm
  • the clotheshanger's upper height 187 cm, lower height 164 cm
  • customer terminals' upper edge 122 cm, lower edge 102 cm
  • in the museum's lobby resides Cafe Aula, which is open on the museum's opening hours
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Updated: 22.01.2014

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