Information for people with a handicap

Picture: New Residence in Bamberg, first antechamber of the Imperial Apartment


Information for people with mobility impairment

New Residence in Bamberg


The entrance hall (with ticket office and museum shop) can be reached barrier-free via a separate entrance door in the inner courtyard.

  • 1st and 2nd floor (including the Imperial Hall) accessible via lift (length: 135 cm x width: 100 cm, door width: 79.5 cm)

  • Few seats available


Picture: Rose Garden


Rose Garden

  • Barrier-free accessibility

  • Gravel paths with no gradients

  • Seats available


Disabled parking

Disabled parking spaces you can find on Domplatz (distance c. 100 m). Further information on parking facilities can be found on the website of the city of Bamberg.


Disabled toilets

You will find a disabled toilet in the New Residence in the ticket office area and another in the courtyard of the Old Court on the opposite side of the "Domplatz".


Picture: Tactile model showing the buildings on the Domberg

Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • No audio guide available

  • Regular guided tours in the New Residence

  • A tactile model on Domplatz enables also visually impaired people to to get a better idea of the shapes, structures and dimensions of the historical buildings on the Domberg, such as the Bamberg Cathedral, the Old Court and the New Residence.

    The model on a scale of 1:200 is made of bronze and equipped with Braille.

Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information available

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