Facilities for disabled persons


Audio guides

The Museum offers audio guides which provide a designated navigation path for persons with hearing or vision impairments. These audio guides feature a screen which displays a Polish Sign Language interpreter. The audio guides also offer the audio description of the core exhibition. The navigation pathway with translation into Polish Sign Language and the pathway with audio description were designed for 100 and 150 minutes of exploration respectively. The audio guides come equipped with induction loops.

Tablets (video guides) with Polish Sign Language navigation pathway

At the request of the community of the Deaf, we have prepared tablets with a navigation pathway presented in the Polish Sign Language, available for pick-up at the cash desk. The tablet screens are much larger than those of our audio guides, which makes viewing the included video content more comfortable. Our customer service staff will also provide you with a manual for the tablet. The tablets are available free of charge.

Tactile graphics

People with vision impairments are encouraged to take advantage of the tactile graphics presenting selected objects included in our core exhibition. A special pack of tactile graphics and descriptions thereof may be picked up by visitors at the cash desk in the main hall and carried around while exploring the core exhibition. These packs are also available at the Resource Centre and the Education Centre.

Building a model

A three-dimensional model of the POLIN Museum building can be found at the core exhibition level (level -2), vis-a-vis the panoramic elevators. The visitors are welcome to touch it, as it has been designed with people with vision impairments in mind. The model allows visitors to explore the interior of the Museum by touching the distinctive, curved shapes of the walls inside its main hall. Individual components of the model are described in Braille. We invite you to discover this model for yourself while exploring our core exhibition.

All facilities for disabled persons are available free of charge.