[Translate to English:] Josef Hoffmann: Zuckerdose, 1923 aus Messing. Foto: Christoph Sandig


Access to the museum

Two parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are located on the east side of the museum (on Täubchenweg). From there, you can reach the museum entrance at ground level via the courtyard.
The floor consists of granite slabs and small granite stones (pedestrian area outside the museum), the courtyard is laid with irregular natural stone slabs. To the right of the visitor entrance (stairs) is a lift leading to the ticket office foyer. The museum and all exhibition rooms can be reached by lifts.




A barrier-free toilet is located both in the box office foyer and in the café foyer vis-à-vis. Wheelchairs can be borrowed and electric wheelchairs can be charged in the foyer. Seating is available in all exhibition rooms, in the foyers, entrance areas, courtyards and the deer garden.

Changing tables for the little ones and footstools for the younger ones are available in the barrier-free toilets.

Blind and visually impaired visitors

We offer a media guide (in German only) for blind and visually impaired visitors to accompany them through the permanent exhibition ANTIQUITY TO HISTORISM. Tactile brochures in large print and Braille additionally facilitate orientation in the foyers and in the exhibition Antiquity to Historism. The media guide and the brochures can be borrowed free of charge at the ticket counter. You can also download the media guide free of charge at the Playstore or iTunes. Please do not hesitate to approach our friendly ticket office and supervisory staff. Seating is available in all exhibition rooms. Mobile seating is available for group tours.

Guide dogs and signal dogs are welcome in our house.


Mediaguide für blinde und sehbehinderte BesucheRINNEN UND BESUCHER

Easy-to-understand language

The museum offers a media guide in easy-to-understand language for visitors with limited knowledge of German, learning difficulties or dementia. It guides visitors through the three-part permanent exhibition in easy-to-understand language. The media guide can be borrowed by groups and individuals free of charge and enables participation in cultural life.

Allgemeiner Text in Leichter Sprache


Mediaguide in Leichter Sprache


Free of charge and available on loan at the ticket counter or as an app. For art lovers, experts, children, families, and school classes. In form of a rally or guided tour. For those in a hurry and eager to learn, for the blind and visually impaired. Version in German, English and simple language. The app is available here: PlayStore or AppStore.


Inclusion mentors

Inclusion mentorships aim to enable blind and visually impaired people to participate in cultural programmes in the city of Leipzig and thus facilitate access to events.

Would you like to visit the Museum of Applied Arts? Diakonie Leipzig will be happy to put you in touch with an accompanying person via this link.