Accessible places for PRM in Rouen

If you, or someone you know, is disabled, discover the accessible places in Rouen to visit.

For a nice discovery of Rouen...

Museums, monuments, exhibition venues, these cultural sites all offer features to best accompany you as you discover Rouen. The selection of accessible places in Rouen will allow you to easily visit the Capital of Normandy and enjoy some of its museums, monuments or cultural institutions. There are of course other places accessible in Rouen. These are indicated on our website and will allow you, depending on the visitor’s disability situation, to be able to easily accessthe wonders of the Rouen Normandy metropolis.

The most famous monument of the capital of Normandy is accessible for any type of disability. Its single-story entrance on the forecourt, allows people with reduced mobility to visit the entire first floor of the building. The presence of documentation in Braille and large print, a tactile model and the authorization of assistance by guide dogs allows people with visual disabilities to discover the place. Documentation presenting the Cathedral and the magnetic loop are available for visitors with hearing disabilities.

A couple of steps from the city hall, discover theSaint-Ouen Abbey Church. The presence of a bell allows to alert the staff to bring an access ramp and allow people with reduced mobility to visit the place. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are accepted in this bright space which also houses a tactile model of the Saint-Ouen Abbey thus allowing an optimal visit for people with visual disabilities.

The John Doe Memorial, the largest place dedicated to the memory of the Virgin is very accessible for all disabilities. Its single-story entrance, the presence of adapted sanitary facilities but especially the existence of an elevator allows the visit on several levels for people with reduced mobility. For people with a visual disability, guide dogs and assistance dogs are accepted. The accessibility device is completed by tablets in French sign language (to be requested at the reception, it is recommended to be accompanied to have explanations of the operation) and magnetic loops for people with a hearing disability. Note that the presence of a dark space (the crypt) and the projection of flames of pyre can be anxiogenic for people with intellectual disabilities.

The Musée des Beaux-Arts is open to all. For people with reduced mobility, an access on rue Lecanuet is available, afterwards the visit is accessible thanks to an elevator. In addition, adapted sanitary facilities are also available. The bright space, the acceptance of guide dogs and assistance dogs and the presence of exhibition guides in Braille allow visitors with visual disabilities to browse the museum’s collections.A mobile application with audio commentary completes the device. A common brochure with the museums of the Metropolitan Network allows the hearing impaired to visit the Museum of Fine Arts.

The team at the Natural History Museum offers a tailored welcome to audiences with disabilities.
The galleries and the 800,000 objects in the Museum’s collection are apprehended by hearing, others by touch or smell. Thus, the visitor is led to perceive the collections and the space in which they fit differently.

Discover the abbey route and its jewels, the Abbey of Jumièges. The parking lot outside, the secondary entrance on the side (requiring a companion) allow access to the Abbey and its garden.To enter the abbey dwelling, accompanying persons are allowed to drive in front of the dwelling. The presence of adapted sanitary facilities at the reception and in the logis will add comfort to your visit. The guide booklet (normal font), the authorization to touch the columns and walls (except the statues) and the accepted presence of guide dogs and assistance dogs allow people with visual disabilities to enjoy the place. The touch tablets allowing to discover the Abbey in 3D, with the possibility of plugging in headphones, are also an excellent device for the hearing impaired.

Extend your adventure on the abbey trail by discovering the gardens ofthe Saint-Martin de Boscherville Abbey.The interior of the religious building is not easily accessible, but its gardens are adapted. For any person with reduced mobility, notify your visit in advance to 02 35 32 10 82 to allow the opening of a barrier. Apart from this secondary entrance on the same level but slightly sloping, all the paths of the garden are flat. The device of visit for people in situation of visual disability consists of an audioguide (free and in several languages) and authorization to come with a guide dog or assistance dog.