The Musée d'arts de Nantes welcomes all visitors whatever their age or circumstances: pregnant women, the elderly, convalescents, visitors with mobility problems, visually or hearing impaired visitors, and those with learning or psychological difficulties.

A variety of arrangements and facilities has been implemented to allow all visitors to move around the museum spaces easily and to have excellent access to exhibits.

- tactile floor plans of the interior spaces are available throughout the museum
- benches are located in the entrance foyer and in rooms throughout the museum
- walking stick seats can be borrowed on request from the reception desk in the museum entrance foyer
- individual and group cloakrooms
- a digital museum tour app


Special facilities

The following facilities are available at the museum to improve the visitor experience for all.

Blind and visually impaired visitors

Large-print information is available for consultation (temporary exhibitions only).

The museum tour app includes the following features:
- a zoom facility for pictures
- strongly contrasting images
- a notification as visitors approach exhibits described in the audio guide (audible alert + vibration)

Deaf and hearing-impaired visitors

- The museum’s hearing loop systems can be borrowed on request from the reception desk in the entrance foyer.
- Guided tours are available in French sign language.
- Subtitled videos are included in the digital tour app and in the digital facility "L'œuvre à la loupe" ("Work under the magnifying glass").


Visitors with reduced mobility

- Arrangements and facilities are in place to allow visitors with reduced mobility to access and move around the whole museum.
- The museum can be accessed via an external lift on the museum forecourt on the rue Georges-Clemenceau.
- Lifts inside the museum provide access to the upper floors of the Palais and Cube.


Visitors with learning or psychological difficulties

- Tours and workshops are tailored to meet specific visitor needs.
- Free for people with disabilities and their carers.

Please contact us for further information about facilities.

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