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Bavaria Filmstadt

The world of film and television

Description

Welcome to an excursion into the world of film and television. Find out how great classic films and your favorite series are made. Experience the place where well-known film professionals and big stars are at home.


What began 100 years ago with the first film studio in southern Germany is now a modern moving image campus. Take a look behind the scenes of the successful film and television studio, in which much of what you know from cinema and TV is created.

Further information is available at  https://www.filmstadt.de/en.

Information on accessibility

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

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

General information

  • The tram stop "Bavariafilmplatz" is approx. 800 m from the entrance.
  • There are two designated parking spaces for people with disabilities (space size: 350 cm x 500 cm), 25 m from the entrance. The car park is not easily accessible. 
  • There are also two parking spaces for minibuses (space size: 350 cm x 800 cm).
  • The site is accessible without steps.
  • Almost all rooms and facilities that can be used and raised for guests are accessible without steps (max. 2 cm) or via ramps. 
  • The following areas, among others, are accessible via steps/ramps: Falkor station in the entrance area (threshold: 24 cm), 11th station "The Boat - Interior Model" (threshold: 5 cm), parts of the 12th station "Stowaway" (threshold: 5 cm) and the exit door at station 12 (threshold: 3.5 cm), access to the 4D cinema (threshold: 4 cm) and the cinema chairs in the 4D cinema (steps).
  • The ticket counters (entrance) are 106 cm high at the lowest point.
  • The cash desk (shop) is 90 cm high at the lowest point.
  • Aids on offer: 6 wheelchairs, 4 walkers, walking aids with seats.
  • Further information at https://www.filmstadt.de 

Film City Guided Tour

  • The tour is only possible within a guided tour (duration approx. 90 minutes). The tours are designed in such a way that people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users can take part in every tour and their needs are catered for. 
  • In principle, pre-booking is recommended for all groups of 10 or more visitors.
  • The tour starts with a short train ride that gives an overview of the grounds. Afterwards, various film sets will be visited on foot. There is a designated space for wheelchair users on the train. The train ride (max. one wheelchair) cannot be guaranteed if there are a lot of visitors. The train is accessible via a ramp. The ramp is 89 cm wide and has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 25%.
  • The route of the guided tour is largely step-free for wheelchair users.
  • Some stations (11, 12 and 15) are accessible via ramps. The ramps are at least 100 cm wide. The ramp at station 11 has a maximum longitudinal gradient of up to 14%, at station 12 up to 14.5% and at station 15 up to 7.4%.
  • External paths are at least 150 cm wide, have a maximum longitudinal slope of 3% and are predominantly low-vibration and easy to walk and drive on.
  • The following path sections are not low-vibration and easy to walk and drive on: the path between wards 11 and 12 for approx. 50 m, the path within ward 13 for approx. 40 m, the path between wards 16 and 17 for approx. 100 m.
  • Doors and passages are mostly at least 90 cm wide. In the 11th station, "The boat - interior model", there is a passageway with a maximum width of 50 cm.
  • The exhibits/stations are mainly visible from a seated position.
  • The information on the exhibits/stations can mainly be read while sitting.
  • Mobile or fixed seating is available for people with walking disabilities to use during the guided tour.

4D cinema

  • The cinema can only be visited within the guided tour. The tour guides will assist the guests.The 4D cinema offers visual, optical and mechanical effects. 
  • For safety information, see  https://www.filmstadt.de/attraktionen/4d-kino/ and notices in the box office area. 
  • The 4D cinema is only accessible via two steps with a height of 4 cm.
  • All doors/passages that can be used by the guest and are raised are at least 90 cm wide.
  • There are no designated seats for wheelchair users. The designated seats for wheelchair users are accessible without steps. 
  • Guests in wheelchairs can watch the film sitting in their wheelchairs with 3D glasses in front of the first row of cinema seats. However, the simulation effects (wind, water, fog and light effects) cannot be experienced.
  •  The adventure cinema also has four rows of seats, each with 10 individual seats, which are only accessible via stairs. 

Public toilet for people with disabilities (entrance area)

  • Passages and doors are at least 90 cm wide. There is a door threshold with a height of 1 cm.
  • The manoeuvring spaces are:
    in front of the toilet and in front of the washbasin at least 111 cm x 153 cm;
    in front of the toilet 153 cm x 111 cm;
    to the left of the toilet 56 cm x 71 cm;
    to the right of the toilet 79 cm x 71 cm.
  • There are grab rails available on the right and left of the toilet. 
  • The  grab rail to the right of the toilet can be flipped-up.
  • The sink is wheelchair compatible.
  • The mirror is visible while sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is available

 Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

General information

  • The tram stop "Bavariafilmplatz" is approx. 800 m from the entrance.
  • There are two marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (space size: 350 cm x 500 cm), 25 m from the entrance. 
  • There are also two parking spaces for minibuses (space size: 350 cm x 800 cm).
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas/rooms.
  • The entrance has a visually contrasting design and is recognisable by a tactilely perceptible change of flooring.
  • There is a public toilet for people with disabilities in the entrance area.
  • For general information see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/

Film City Guided Tour

  • The tour is only possible within a guided tour (duration approx. 90 minutes).
  • In principle, pre-booking is recommended for all groups of 10 or more visitors.
  • The tour starts with a short train ride that gives an overview of the grounds. Afterwards, various film sets will be visited on foot.
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactile floor indicators.
  • The tour guides are trained so that people with visual impairments can take part in any tour.
  • Group tours for blind guests are available on requestT

4D Cinema

  • The cinema can only be visited during the guided tour. The tour guides will assist the guests.
  • The 4D cinema offers visual, optical and mechanical effects. 
  • For safety information, see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/attractions/4d-motion-ride and notices in the cash area. 

 All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for people with hearing impairment".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

General information

  • The tram stop "Bavariafilmplatz" is approx. 800 m from the entrance.
  • There are two marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (space size: 350 cm x 500 cm), 25 m from the entrance. 
  • There are also two parking spaces for minibuses (space size: 350 cm x 800 cm).
  • Two FM facilities with hearing loops are available.  
  • There is a public toilet for people with disabilities in the entrance area.
  • For general information see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/

Film City Guided Tour

  • The tour is only possible within a guided tour (duration approx. 90 minutes).
  • Guided tours with FM equipment are available for people with hearing disabilities (e.g. headphones, neck ring loops). 
  • In principle, pre-booking is recommended for all groups of 10 or more visitors.
  • The tour starts with a short train ride that gives an overview of the grounds. Afterwards, various film sets will be visited on foot.

4D Cinema

  • The cinema can only be visited during the guided tour. The tour guides will assist the guests.
  • The 4D cinema offers visual, optical and mechanical effects. 
  • For safety information, see https://www.filmstadt.de/attraktionen/4d-kino/ and notices in the box office area. There is no clearly visible alarm in the 4D cinema.
  • For safety information, see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/attractions/4d-motion-ride and notices in the cash area. 

 Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report. 

General information

  • The name or logo of the facility is clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • There is no coloured or pictorial guidance system available.
  • Information for orientation is partly available with pictorial symbols (pictograms, photorealistic representation).
  • There is no information in Easy Language.
  • There is a public toilet for people with disabilities in the entrance area.
  • For general information see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/

Film City Guided Tour

  • The tour is only possible within a guided tour (duration approx. 90 minutes).
  • In principle, pre-booking is recommended for all groups of 10 or more visitors.
  • The tour starts with a short train ride that gives an overview of the grounds. Afterwards, various film sets will be visited on foot.
  • The tour guides are trained in such a way that people with cognitive impairments can participate in every tour.
  • The contents (e.g. stations) of the guided tour for people with cognitive impairments are easy to understand or are explained in an easy-to-understand way (e.g. pictorially).

4D Cinema

  • The cinema can only be visited during the guided tour. The tour guides will assist the guests.
  • The 4D cinema offers visual, optical and mechanical effects. 
  • For safety information, see https://www.filmstadt.de/en/attractions/4d-motion-ride and notices in the cash area. 
Certified in the period: October 2021 – September 2024

Address & contact

Bavaria Filmstadt

Bavariafilmplatz 7
82031 Geiselgasteig bei München
Phone number: +49 89 64992000
Website: www.filmstadt.de

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