COSQUER MEDITERRANEAN IS UNABLE TO ACCOMMODATE DISABLED VISITORS IN THE BEST CONDITIONS.
An area has been specially set up to provide the tour on-screen with headsets (French commentary only).
Please visit the help desk at the ticket office to borrow a wheelchair free of charge.
The public accessibility register is available to view in full at reception.
Lifts provide access throughout the building and there are rest areas on every floor.
For any questions about accessibility at the Cosquer Mediterranean site, please call +33 (0)4 91 312 312 or email [email protected]
Deaf or hearing impaired visitors
Special acoustic arrangements have been made in the cave, lobby and classrooms to provide visitor comfort for hearing aid users.
Embedded visitor booklets are available from the ticket office in exchange for a valid form of ID.
The sound of audiovisual items in exhibition areas is offset by the visitor booklet and subtitles.
Visitors with learning difficulties
The cave is dark and automated light dimly showcases displays throughout the tour.
Our teams are used to working with disabled people and people with learning difficulties.
Workshops can be set up on request.
Easy-read visitor booklets are available at reception.
All museum and mediation resources are illustrated, concise and suitable for everyone.
Wheelchairs are available on request from reception subject to availability. The auditorium has nine reserved spaces for wheelchair users and reserved spaces for their companions. Disabled toilets with lift access are available in the basement (-1).
The site is suitable for any disabled visitor.
Lifts provide access to every floor in the building.
The cave tour in cars is suitable for wheelchair users who can move in and out of their wheelchair independently.
However, a specific area has also been set up at the cave entrance for a virtual tour of the cave.
The Cosquer Cave reconstruction has two disabled-friendly cars for wheelchair users who can move in and out of their wheelchair independently. They have pull-down armrests to provide extra room for manoeuvre. The support of a companion or operator trained in assisting wheelchair users is required.
Visually impaired visitors
Visiting with a companion is recommended.
Guide dogs are allowed throughout the site.
An audioguide with audiodescription is provided to visually impaired visitors on arrival for the ultimate visitor experience.
Tactile and visual visitor booklets are available from the ticket office in exchange for a valid form of ID. The raised booklet is a guide including drawings and engravings to provide a tactile tour of the site.
Visual information in the exhibition areas is in large contrasting font to make it easier to read.