Accessibility for disabled persons with reduced mobility
Disabled persons using wheelchairs or with reduced mobility have access to the entire nave of the Sansevero Chapel and the sacristy. We regret that the presence of a narrow 19th-century spiral staircase prevents disabled access to the underground chamber housing the Anatomical Machines.
Access for deaf people
Sansevero in LIS is an Italian sign language project offering dedicated guided tours for deaf people. It is run in collaboration with the Naples Provincial Section of the Ente Nazionale Sordi (ENS) and the Associazione Progetto Museo.
Sansevero in LIS aims to bring deaf visitors closer to discovering the monumental complex, ensuring every deaf person optimal accessibility and the chance to enjoy the museum’s historical-artistic heritage, finding appropriate ways of welcoming and communicating with deaf people. The project, financed by the Sansevero Chapel Museum, also promotes training courses for expert ENS (Ente Nazionale Sordi) members to assist deaf people at the museum.
The calendar of free tours for deaf people is updated regularly. All visits must be booked through the Ente Nazionale Sordi. (mail: firstname.lastname@example.org – tel.: 081/260941).
Accessibility for the visually impaired
DescriVedendo Sansevero offers an inclusive visit tailored to the specific needs of the visually impaired, making the museum’s historical-artistic heritage accessible through suitable means of hospitality.
The service is always available, and a certified text is included as a special twenty-five-minute tour loaded onto the museum’s audio guide, which illustrates the works and magnificence of the Baroque Chapel, thus allowing visually impaired people to enjoy the wonders of the monumental complex independently.
Audio guides for the special tour are available free of charge to anyone with a demonstrable visual impairment.
Duration of the visit: 25 minutes
For further information: www.descrivedendo.it
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