Villa Vauban - Art Museum of the City of Luxembourg

On the 1st of May 2010 the doors of the Villa Vauban - Art Museum of the City of Luxembourg were opened after five years of renovation and expansion. It now functions as a museum of fine arts in the city of Luxembourg.
The Villa Vauban has an accessible toilet, lifts that connect the floors and parking spaces reserved for persons with reduced mobility.
The museum also offers tactile tablets and audio guides.
Guided tours are organized on a regular basis and on request a specially trained guide can be provided for groups of visually impaired / blind visitors.


18, rue Emile Reuter
L-2090 Luxembourg
+352 4796 4900
+352 27 47 84 32
Spoken languages:
Sign language
Internal view of the Villa Vauban

Fact sheet

Name Value
Date certification 08.02.2013
Staff was trained yes
Info in digital form no
Info using large letters no
Info available in braille no
Target group: limited mobility no
Target group: wheelchair no
Target group: visually impaired no
Target group: visually disabled no
Target group: hearing impaired no
Target group: hearing disabled no
Target group: learning difficulty no
Emergency plan yes
Reduction no
Internal view of the Villa Vauban
Main Entrance
cane seat
Name Value
Name english Villa Vauban
GPS coordinates 49.6130338,6.1204694
Name Value
Name english cane seat
Walking frame yes
Tablet yes
Audio guide yes
Headphone no
Name Value
Name english Main entrance
Type of door single leaf door
Width (cm) 100
Door opens to inside no
Door opens to outside yes
Doors distance 3
Day and night no
Handle opens door no
Handle horizontal no
Handle vertical no
Handle turning no
Door opens automatically yes
Door closes automatically yes
Spring mechanism no
Switch to open yes
Space outside length (cm) 300
Space outside with (cm) 300
Space inside length (cm) 300
Space inside width (cm) 300
Opens in hallway no
Threshold (> 3cm) no
Steps no
Glas door no
Glas with contrast stripes no
Name Value
Name english Intercom
Type of communication system comm type 1
Interface lowest point (cm) 100
Interface heighest point (cm) 110
Interface with contrast no
Interface with braille no
Interface tactile no
Screen no
Camera yes
Microphone activity indicator yes
Name Value
Name english Parking
Text english Visitors with disabilities have the possibility to park inside the courtyard of Villa Vauban near the entrance during the opening hours. At 50m from the museum there is a large underground parking (paying) with parking spaces reserved for people with reduced mobility.
Public no
Customer parking yes
Covered no
Illuminated yes
Number (all) 2
Way underground no
Way covered no
Way illuminated no
Way direction of light down
Ticket system no
Staff support no
Bell no
Intercom no
Name Value
Name english Lift
Mirror yes
Length (cm) 272
Interface 1 height (cm) 120
Interface 2 Height (cm) 85
Alarm height (cm) 85
Interface with contrast yes
Interface with reflief yes
Interface with braille no
Acoustic Notes no
Seating-accommodation no
Lift Lift
Sufficient space before yes
Sufficient space behind yes
Space before length (cm) 300
Space before width (cm) 300
Space behind length (cm) 272
Space behind width (cm) 150
Name Value
Name english Reception
Counter highest point (cm) 115
Counter lowest point (cm) 115
Counter for specific needs no
Sufficient space before yes
Space before length (cm) 300
Space before width (cm) 300
Free way to counter yes
Ticket service no
Open counter yes
Opening hours Mo-Fr 10:00-18:00 (Ma/Die/Thu closed)
Opening hours Sa 10:00-18:00
Opening hours Su 10:00-18:00
Letter box no
Name Value
Name english Stairs
Intern no
Floor covering Concrete
Length (m) 129
Width (cm) 29
Bypath no
For pedestrians yes
Edge height 18
Separation tactile no
Separation coloured no
Floor reflecting no
Floor illuminated yes
Floor lightning dazzles no
Support handrail yes
Guidelines no
Seating-accommodation no
Traffic light no
Traffic light audible no
Traffic light vibrating no
Name Value
Name english Accessible toilet located at -1
Text english An alarm string in case of fall / malaise is located on the right.
Intern no
Type of toilette Toilet for persons reduced mobility
Length (m) 235
Width (m) 200
Accessible yes
Wheelchair yes
WC space right (cm) 101
WC space left (cm) 97
WC space before (cm) 134
WC height (cm) 48
WC basin space right (cm) 97
WC basin space left (cm) 134
WC basin space before (cm) 97
WC basin height (cm) 48
Handles right yes
Handles left yes
Handles removable no
Handles height (cm) 81
Sink height (cm) 57
Mirror turnable yes
Automatic light switch yes
Changing table no
Separated man/woman no
Free way to counter yes
Way width (cm) 90
Accessible toilet
Name Value
Name english Museum Exhibition Halls
Type of exposition room exposition type 1
Space between furniture (cm) 90
Furniture freely placeable no
Free way to counter no
Exhibits touchable no
Staff was trained no
Labels readable no
Text english The exhibition rooms located at -2 and -1 have between 20m ² and 70m ² and do not present any problem in mobility. The rooms on the ground floor have armchairs on traced paths, which can present a major obstacle for the visually impaired.
Obstacle on the ground floor
Free passage between exhibition halls