The BELvue is fully accessible for people with a physical disability. There are ramps, lifts, an adapted visitor itinerary and disabled toilets. To discuss how we can best facilitate your visit, please contact us beforehand.
Blind or visually impaired people can follow our sensory trail to get to know the history of Belgium. Objects to touch and embossed maps with explanations in Braille, combined with our digital audio guide, make a visit to the BELvue an interactive experience.
For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, the digital audio guide for adults reads the texts aloud. Additionally, all videos are subtitled and throughout the museum there are screens and signs with explanations. Younger visitors (aged 9 to 12) can follow the game trail using the heritage app “On the road with Zeno” thanks to videos with Flemish sign language.
Access‑i informs people with special needs about the LEVEL of accessibility of places open to the public. An Access‑i contains 7 boxes each representing a category of persons with special needs. The accessibility level of a space open to the public is determined for each of these categories.
When the colour of the box is:
Due to our central location, we are easily accessible by public transport (bus, metro, tram, train).
If you come by car, it is best to park in one of the underground car parks nearby (Albertina, Troonplein, Hertogstraat).
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