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Museu Histórico Militar de Almeida

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Casamatas, Baluarte de S. João de Deus, s.n. 6350
Almeida, Almeida (Guarda)
Portugal

Contact
Tel (+351) 271 571 229
museu.militar@cm-almeida.pt

Created by
Tecnico AP - MP
14/09/2020

Last modification by
Tecnico AP - MP
14/09/2020

Assistance dogs allowed
The accessibility of this tourism resource has been analyzed by experts The accessibility of this tourism resource has been analyzed by experts

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O Museu está instalado nas Casamatas da Fortaleza de Almeida, no Baluarte de São João de Deus. Das suas 20 salas subterrâneas ocupa sete espaços, compostos por um acervo de armaria (réplicas e peças originais) disposto pelos seguintes temas: as Origens (do Neolítico ao Romano), Idade Média (da presença árabe ao século XV/XVI); Guerras da Restauração (século XVII); Guerra dos Sete Anos (século XVIII); Guerras Peninsulares e Lutas Liberais (século XIX); I Guerra Mundial (século XX). *Acesso parcial e circulação difícil para PMR*
Users questionnaire Technical questionnaire

Customer service and other key information

Customer service and other key information

General information

The name of the tourism resource is easy to see and read: yes

There is free access to the Internet in communal areas. A password might be required: no

You can enter with an assistance dog: yes

A member of the customer service staff knows sign language: no

Visitors can ask to borrow wheelchairs, walking sticks or folding stools: no

There are guided tours: yes

Tour elements

There are portable devices available with audio guides in different languages: no

There are portable devices available with sign language video guides: no

Cognitive accessibility

It is easy to find the way to the customer service desk. It is at the entrance.

It is not easy to get around the building. There are no signs or signposts.

There are dark areas along the route that might frlighten certain people.

The building consists of a single floor.

Each object on display has a label to explain what it is.

It is easy to find the way to the disabled bathroom facilities. They have a sign on the door.

Physical accessibility

Surroundings

General information

Type of access road: vehicular with a pavement

Incline of the access road: flat

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is non-slip: no

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: no

Notes: acesso rampeado com cerca de 15 metros

Entrance door

The space is in front of the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: swing door

Number of leaves: two leaves

Type of opening: inward

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 105 cm

Notes: ressaltos de 2 e 5cm na soleira, piso irregular

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: via a single step

Single step

Height of the step: 5 cm

Interior room

Clearance width: 130 cm

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is non-slip: yes

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

There are leaflets or printed documents: yes

Customer service desk

The customer service desk is on two levels: no

Height of the non-adapted desk: 74 cm

Forms and documents

Horizontal route

Route from: entrada

Route to: pátio exterior

Horizontal route

Route from: pátio exterior

Adapted toilet in common area

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: swing door

Number of single-leaf doors: one

Type of opening: inward

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 108 cm

Type of door handle: horizontal door handle

The door is fitted with a return spring: no

General information

Total number of adapted cubicles at the establishment: 1

Type of adapted cubicle reviewed: stand-alone cubicle for both sexes

Stand-alone cubicle

Signs

Adapted toilets are shown by the International Symbol of Access (ISA): yes

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: via a ramp

Ramp

Rooms / spaces linked by the ramp: hall de entrada e corredor das cabines sanitárias

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 313 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 10

Type of section: viable

The usable width of the section: 139 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: no

Notes: ressalto de 6cm no início da rampa

Bathroom cubicle door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: swing door

Type of opening: inward

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 97 cm

The lock mechanism requires a twist of the wrist: no

The door can be unlocked from the outside: yes

Door lock fitted with a sign showing available or busy: yes

The door is fitted with a return spring: no

Interior room

Turning circle diameter: 120 cm

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

Type of lighting: switch

Maximum height of the light switch, towel and clothes racks: 110 cm

Sink

Height in relation to the floor of the upper edge of the sink: 72 cm

Clearance depth beneath the sink: 20 cm

The sink has elements that obstruct a frontal approach: yes

Type of tap: single lever

Height of the lower edge of the mirror: 105 cm

The mirror slopes towards the sink: no

There are fixings at a height of between 70 cm and 1.2 m: yes

The sink analysed is inside the adapted cubicle: yes

There is a height-adjustable sink: no

Toilet in communal areas

Right-hand side transfer space (width): 37 cm

Left-hand side transfer space (width): 71 cm

Frontal transfer space (depth): 200 cm

Transfer to the toilet is carried out: from the front and side

Lateral transfer spaces with a width >= 80 cm: 0

Height of the toilet seat: 43 cm

Height of the flush mechanism: 100 cm

Type of flush mechanism: push button on wall

Fitted with grab bars: yes

Toilet grab bars

Grab bars: on the right hand side

Type of grab bar on the right hand side: folding

There is a fixed grab bar on the transfer side: no

There is only a folding grab bar on the transfer side: no

Maximum height of right-hand side grab bar: 75 cm

Minimum height of the right-hand side grab bar: 60 cm

Exhibition room

Interior access

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Interior room

Minimum clearance width at narrow points: 82 cm

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is in good shape: no

The floor is carpeted: no

Written Supports and Information in Braille

Multimedia

There are computers or interactive screens: yes

Computer support products for people with disabilities: trackball type mouse

There are videos: yes

Notes: altura dos comandos: 90cm

Exhibition equipment

The room has benches and ischiatic supports: no

Height of showcases or display cabinets: 98 cm

Exhibition room

Interior access

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Interior room

Minimum clearance width at narrow points: 82 cm

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is in good shape: no

The floor is carpeted: no

Written Supports and Information in Braille

Multimedia

There are computers or interactive screens: yes

Computer support products for people with disabilities: trackball type mouse

There are videos: yes

Notes: altura dos comandos: 90cm

Exhibition equipment

The room has benches and ischiatic supports: no

Height of showcases or display cabinets: 98 cm

Visual accessibility

Surroundings

General information

Type of access road: vehicular with a pavement

Incline of the access road: flat

Characteristics of the flooring

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is non-slip: no

The flooring is in good shape: yes

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: no

Notes: acesso rampeado com cerca de 15 metros

Entrance door

The space is in front of the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: swing door

Type of opening: inward

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 105 cm

Door material: opaque

Notes: ressaltos de 2 e 5cm na soleira, piso irregular

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: via a single step

Single step

Height of the step: 5 cm

The edges of the single step are clearly marked: they are not clearly marked nor do they have non-slip strips

Interior room

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is non-slip: yes

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

There are leaflets or printed documents: yes

Customer service desk

Forms and documents

Texts and icons are in contrasting colours: yes

The font is in an easy-to-read format: yes

The font size is large: yes

Horizontal route

Clearance height: 130 cm

Horizontal route

Adapted toilet in common area

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of door: swing door

Type of opening: inward

Door material: partiallyy glazed

The door is a different colour to the wall: yes

The door is fitted with a return spring: no

General information

Stand-alone cubicle

Signs

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: via a ramp

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Length of the section: 313 cm

Average longitudinal incline (%): 10

Type of section: viable

The usable width of the section: 139 cm

The sections have horizontal landings: does not apply, the ramp only have 1 section.

There is protective skirting on both sides of the ramp: no

The section has handrails: no

Notes: ressalto de 6cm no início da rampa

Bathroom cubicle door

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Type of opening: inward

The door is a different colour to the wall: no

Door material: opaque

The door is fitted with a return spring: no

Interior room

The flooring is uniform: yes

The flooring is non-slip: yes

The lighting is uniform: yes

The lighting is adequate: yes

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

Mechanisms are in a contrasting colour to their background: yes

The floors and walls are different colours: yes

Sanitary equipment and walls are a different colour: yes

Sink

Toilet in communal areas

Exhibition room

Interior access

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Interior room

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is in good shape: no

The floor is carpeted: no

There are overhanging elements at a height of under 2.20 m that do not continue down to the ground: yes

The lighting is uniform: no

Written Supports and Information in Braille

There are tactile replicas of the visual exhibition content: no

The support material for descriptive panels or signs has a matt finish: yes

The texts are a different colour to the background: yes

The font used is clear and easy to read, such as Arial: yes

The descriptive panels and signs are complemented with information in Braille: no

The descriptive panels and signs are complemented by information in alto relief: no

The size of the lettering on the descriptive panels and signs are over 6mm: yes

The exhibition provides a summary sheet or leaflet of the contents, outlining a suggested route: no

Multimedia

There are computers or interactive screens: yes

Computer support products for people with disabilities: trackball type mouse

There are videos: yes

The videos have audiodescription: no

Notes: altura dos comandos: 90cm

Exhibition equipment

Exhibition room

Interior access

Connecting door

The space before the door is: horizontal

The space behind the door is: horizontal

Interior room

The flooring is uniform: no

The flooring is in good shape: no

The floor is carpeted: no

There are overhanging elements at a height of under 2.20 m that do not continue down to the ground: yes

The lighting is uniform: no

Written Supports and Information in Braille

There are tactile replicas of the visual exhibition content: no

The support material for descriptive panels or signs has a matt finish: yes

The texts are a different colour to the background: yes

The font used is clear and easy to read, such as Arial: yes

The descriptive panels and signs are complemented with information in Braille: no

The descriptive panels and signs are complemented by information in alto relief: no

The size of the lettering on the descriptive panels and signs are over 6mm: yes

The exhibition provides a summary sheet or leaflet of the contents, outlining a suggested route: no

Multimedia

There are computers or interactive screens: yes

Computer support products for people with disabilities: trackball type mouse

There are videos: yes

The videos have audiodescription: no

Notes: altura dos comandos: 90cm

Exhibition equipment

Hearing accessibility

Surroundings

General information

Type of access road: vehicular with a pavement

Incline of the access road: flat

Establishment access

General information

The entrance reviewed is: the main one

The entrance is flat: no

Notes: acesso rampeado com cerca de 15 metros

Entrance door

Doorway width, per single-leaf door: 105 cm

Notes: ressaltos de 2 e 5cm na soleira, piso irregular

Customer service area

Interior access

It is accessed: via a single step

Single step

Interior room

Features

There is a customer service desk: yes

There are leaflets or printed documents: yes

Customer service desk

Forms and documents

The font is in an easy-to-read format: yes

Horizontal route

Horizontal route

Adapted toilet in common area

Connecting door

General information

Stand-alone cubicle

Signs

Characteristics

Interior access

It is accessed: via a ramp

Ramp

Characteristics of the section

Notes: ressalto de 6cm no início da rampa

Bathroom cubicle door

Door lock fitted with a sign showing available or busy: yes

Interior room

Bathroom

There is some kind of alarm system in place for calling for assistance that can be activated from inside the bathroom: no

Sink

Toilet in communal areas

Exhibition room

Interior access

Interior room

Written Supports and Information in Braille

The exhibition provides a summary sheet or leaflet of the contents, outlining a suggested route: no

Multimedia

There are computers or interactive screens: yes

Computer support products for people with disabilities: trackball type mouse

There are videos: yes

The videos are subtitled: no

Notes: altura dos comandos: 90cm

Exhibition equipment

Exhibition room

Interior access

Interior room

Written Supports and Information in Braille

The exhibition provides a summary sheet or leaflet of the contents, outlining a suggested route: no