Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is a visitor-friendly venue. We place great importance on accessibility for all. Below is an overview of our facilities for visitors with special needs. If you need help during your visit, feel free to ask a member of staff for information or assistance.
The nearest car park is the Museumpark parking garage, located next to the Depot. This parking garage is managed by the Municipality of Rotterdam. From 20 February 2023 to further notice, the Depot can be reached from Wytemaweg only.
Entry via Museumpark 32
3015 CX Rotterdam
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The parking garage has several disabled parking spaces and is equipped with lifts. The height of the garage is 2.1 metres.
Parking Museumpark has limited capacity due to construction work. Via this link you will find parkings in the vicinity of the Depot.
By public transport
The Depot is a 290-metre walk from the Museumpark stop (tram 7) and a 350-metre walk from Eendrachtsplein metro station (lines A, B and C).
The streets around the Depot have been broken up due to the greening of the Museum Park but are accessible (Museumpark, Wytemaweg, Jongkindstraat).
The entrance to Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is a revolving door. People using a larger wheelchair or with an assistance dog or guide dog may use the group entrance located on the other side of the depot, next to the events area.
Visitors who are unable to move through the depot independently may bring a companion free of charge on presentation of a public transport companion card. This companion does NOT need a ticket or booked time slot.
Assistance dogs and guide dogs
Assistance dogs and guide dogs are welcome in the depot.
Jackets and bags are not allowed in the depot. The cloakroom can be reached via a staircase from the entrance area. Visitors who cannot use the stairs may us the lockers next to the entrance. To us one, please report to the counter to the left of the entrance.
Fear of heights and vertigo
The depot has an open character with its glass balustrades and display cases. Because of this, people may experience fear of heights or vertigo.
Access for wheelchairs and other mobility aids
The depot is fully accessible for people with walking difficulties and visitors who use a walker, rollator, mobility scooter or wheelchair. All floors are accessible via the passenger lift. Visitors with very large wheelchairs may use the goods lift upon request. Please contact the Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org prior your visit.
The buttons in the passenger elevator have braille numbers, and a voice announces which floor you are on.
The floors are level throughout the entire depot and all doors are wide enough for a wheelchair to pass through. With the exception of the film cabins on the second floor, every space is accessible.
There are wheelchair-accessible toilets on the ground floor and on the sixth floor. The depot does not have adult changing tables.
Babies and children
Pushchairs are allowed in the depot, but not in the storage compartments. Baby carriers are permitted, but babies may not be carried on the back in the storage compartments. Changing rooms for children are available on the ground floor and on the sixth floor.
If you want to use a folding stool during a guided tour, please tell the guide at the start of the tour.
Card payment machines
All our card payment machines are portable and can be handed to visitors who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair, a mobility scooter or other mobility aid.
During guided tours, the guides will do their best to ensure that everyone has the optimal experience of the building. You can also participate with a walker, wheelchair or assistance dog.
Do you have a question or a suggestion?
We do everything we can to make the building and our programmes accessible to all. If you still have questions or if you have a suggestion to make after visiting the depot, please send an email to email@example.com.
Do not hesitate to pose a question to one of our staff members at the entrance.