Nature Park Worlds at the Border Station Bayerisch Eisenstein

Description

The NaturparkWelten (Nature Park Worlds) in the Bayerisch Eisenstein border station house five different exhibition levels that illustrate the diversity of the Bavarian Forest Nature Park in an informative, impressive and exciting way. All exhibitions are barrier-free.

  •     Model railroad - world
  •     Highest railroad
  •     East Bavarian Ski Museum
  •     King Arber
  •     European Bat Center
  •     Bavarian-Bohemian Information Center
  •     Exhibition "Cold War"

The restaurant Grenzbahnhof "Vo'Gunders", in the 1st class waiting room from 1877, invites you to a refreshment after visiting the exhibitions - whether food and drinks or coffee with cake.


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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 for wheelchair users".

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

  • There is one marked parking space for people with disabilities (parking space size: 350 cm x 500 cm).
  • Nearby is the bus stop "Grenzbahnhof Bayerisch Eisenstein".
  • The building is steplessly accessible via a track side and a treshold of 2 cm (Czech side). A mobile ramp is available.
  • All evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are stepless or accessible via elevators.
  • The main elevator cabin measures 108 cm x 138 cm. The elevator door is 90 cm wide.
  • The elevator cabin of the elevator to the wine bar measures 100 cm x 127 cm. The elevator door is 90 cm wide.
  • All evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 90 cm wide.
  • The exhibits are predominately visible while sitting.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately legible while sitting.
  • There are wheelchair accessible tables in the restaurant "Naturparkwirtshaus" (maximum height 80 cm, wheelchair accessible at a height of 67 cm and a depth of 30 cm).
  • Guided tours for people with walking impairments and wheelchair users are offered on request. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • Mobile or fixed seats are available for people with walking disabilities, which can be used during the guided tour.
  • The entire route of the guided tour is steplessly accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Aids offered: wheelchair, (wheeled) walker

Public toilet for people with disabilities (ground floor)

  • The maneuvering spaces are:
    • in front of/behind the door at least 132 cm x 190 cm;
    • in front of the toilet 200 cm x 178 cm;
    • in front of the washbasin at least 200 cm x 200 cm;
    • left of the toilet 50 cm x 73 cm and right of the toilet 114 cm x 73 cm.
  • There are handles which can be folded up on the right and left of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair accessible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger is present.

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

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas/rooms.
  • The entrances are visually rich in contrast and recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • All evaluated areas usable by the guest are well illuminated, i.e. bright and glare-free.
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactilely detectable floor indicators.
  • The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly. The stopping position is not announced by spoken commands. The operating controls are visually rich in contrast and tactilely detectable.
  • Alternatively stairs are available. Steps are not visually rich in contrast. Some stairs have handrails on both sides.
  • The exhibits are usually well illuminated.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately provided in written form and is visually rich in contrast.
  • There are partly audible informations on the exhibits.
  • The menu font in the restaurant is straightforward and visually rich in contrast.
  • There is no menu in large print or Braille.
  • There are guided tours offered for people with visual impairments and blind people. A reservation in advance is necessary. 
  • Tactilely detectable exhibits are integrated into the guided tour.
  • Information is not available in Braille or prismatic writing.

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

  • There is no clearly visible alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly.
  • The information on the exhibits is predominately provided in written form.
  • In the restaurant areas there are tables with bright and glare-free lighting, on which there are no lamps standing or hanging that restrict the field of vision or eye contact.
  • There is a seating area with low background noises in the restaurant (e.g. seating corner, separate room).
  • There are no guided tours offered for people with hearing impairment and deaf people.

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

  • The name and logo of the establishment are clearly visible from outside at the main entrance.
  • The information or cash counter is directly visible from the entrance.
  • Information for orientation is displayed in photorealistic representation.
  • Exhibits and information on the exhibits are partly conveyed by multimedia (apps, films, trays, etc.) as well as in written form and with photorealistic representation, but not in easy language.
  • Guided tours for people with cognitive impairments are offered on request. A reservation in advance is necessary.
  • The guided tour for people with cognitive impairments is in easy language.
  • In the café/restaurant the dishes are presented visibly.

Address & contact

NaturparkWelten und Umweltstation im Grenzbahnhof Bayerisch Eisenstein

Bahnhofstraße 54
94252 Bayerisch Eisenstein
Phone number: +49 9925 902430
Website: www.naturparkwelten.de

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