Handicapped Access At The Athens National Archaeological Museum


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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By www.sagetraveling.com. Nearly all of the Athens National Archaeological Museum has good handicapped access. Sage Traveling will help you. Here we have provided accessibility review for the Archaeological Museum in Athens.

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Handicapped Access At The Athens National Archaeological Museum

  1. 1. Handicapped Access at the Athens National Archaeological Museumwww.sagetraveling.com/Handicapped-Access-at-the-Athens-National-Archaeological-Museum
  2. 2. Nearly all of the Athens National Archaeological Museum has goodhandicapped access. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. There is wheelchair accessible ramp on the north side of the building onHerakleios Emperor Road. This will bring you into the 1st (main)floor. There is a nearby elevator down to the handicapped accessiblerestroom an the café. There is step-free access throughout themuseum. www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. There are English captions throughout the museum. There is noaudioguide and no guided tours. The route from the Viktoria metrostation is about 600 m and flat. www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. The National Archaeological Museum is the best museum in Athens.My favorite part was the display showing arrowheads excavated fromthe battle of the 300 Spartans who battled the Persians (made popularin the movie "300"). It is located to your left as you enter the accessiblemuseum entrance. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. Is there a wheelchair accessible entrance? Yes, on the north side ofthe museum on Herakleios Emperor Road there is level access intothe museum.Is the door push/pull, revolving, automated by a button, or motionactivated? You will need to knock on the door so that a staffmember can open it from the inside. www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. Where is the closest place that cars/taxis can drop-off people? OnHerakleios Emperor Road which is north of the museum. www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. What are the nearby tube stations? Viktoria station is 600 m away www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. What bus lines pass nearby? Book an accessible hotel room hereand Ill find out for you www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. Are there cobblestones or hills leading to the entrance? Slight uphillon the street heading east (4 star flatness) www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. What percentage of the attraction can be viewed without having togo up steps? 100%Which parts are not handicapped accessible? Use the elevator inGallery 34 to visit Gallery 48 (finds from the historic site at Akrotirion Thera) and Galleries 49-56 (Minor Arts) on the first floor of themuseum. If you take the elevator next to gallery 19, you can reachthe garden-atrium, restroom, gift shop, and coffee shop in thebasement. www.sagetraveling.com
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  13. 13. Are there loaner wheelchairs? Book an accessible hotel room hereand Ill find out for youIs there an accessible bathroom? YesIs the door wide enough for a wheelchair? YesAre there grab bars? YesIs there a space to position a wheelchair next to the toilet? Yes www.sagetraveling.com
  14. 14. Are there guided tours that don’t have to go up steps? No guidedtoursDoes advance notice need to be given for……handicapped parking? No…opening of an accessible entrance? No, but you need to knock on the door…loaner wheelchairs? No…accessible tours? No guided tours www.sagetraveling.com
  15. 15. Is there a discount for someone with a disability and/or their companion? Book an accessible hotel room here and Ill find out for you• Opening Hours: Monday: 13:30 - 20:00, Tuesday - Sunday: 08:30 – 15:00• How many hours do most able-bodied tourists spend there on their first visit? 2 to 5 hours, 3 hours on averageAddress: 44, Patission Street, Athens 10682, GreeceTelephone: +30 210-8217724Website: www.namuseum.grEmail: eam@culture.gr www.sagetraveling.com
  16. 16.  We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality!  Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.comwww.sagetraveling.com/Handicapped-Access-at-the-Athens-National-Archaeological-Museum
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