Barrier-free access is possible from Barer Straße. A non-barrier-free entrance is located at the corner of Gabelsbergerstraße and Türkenstraße. A museum-owned car park is available for persons with a parking permit for people with impairements.

Guide dogs and epilepsy alert dogs are welcomed if properly marked.

Two lifts are available. They provide access to all departments:

– One lift is located in the rotunda next to the museum shop. The lift leads to the basement to the cloakrooms and the barrier-free toilets and to the upper floor with the exhibition rooms.
– Another lift is located at the entrance on Barer Straße. It leads exclusively to the basement of the Museum of Design. This lift is operated by staff only. Please report to the information desk.

Light, portable folding chairs as well as two wheelchairs are available at the information desk. The barrier-free toilets and cloakroom are located in the basement.

Directions for people with visual imparement as well as a video which shows the situation on site can be found here.

For more information, please call 089 23 80 53 60.

Information on the accessibility of cultural offerings in Munich can also be found on the website KULTUR BARRIEREFREI MÜNCHEN.
In cooperation with KulturRaum München e.V. & cbf – Club Behinderter und ihrer Freunde e.V. – on behalf of the City of Munich.


Since 2021, Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum has offered easy-to-read exhibition texts, which are available in analogue, digital and audio formats. The museum thus already offers access at the following language levels:

Texts in
– C1 German
– C1 English
– A2 German
– A2 English

Listening texts in
– C1 German
– C1 English
– A2 German
– A2 English

A digital and tactile educational offer is being planned that will make it possible to experience important objects of Die Neue Sammlung. The offer will be aimed at people with visual, hearing and cognitive impairments and should be available by the end of 2023.

The Pinakothek der Moderne offers both audio tours and tours in sign language. Click here for more INFORMATION ON THE CURRENT BARRIER-FREE GUIDED Tours.


Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum aims to make its internet portal accessible without barriers in accordance with the Bavarian E-Government Ordinance (BayEGovV). This accessibility statement applies to the internet portal WWW.DNSTDM.DE.

Creation of this Accessibility Statement

This declaration was first created on: 22.08.2022
This statement was last reviewed on: 22.08.2022
The methodology used for the review was: Self-assessment

Status of compatibility with the requirements

The internet portal is partially compatible with the BayEGovV. There is currently one page in German sign language and one page that is easy-to-read.

Planned barrier-free content

A website relaunch is planned for 2023, which should include digital accessibility according to BITV 2.0 as well as usability tests.

Report barrier: Accessibility feedback and contact details
Responsible for your enquiries and for accessibility on the internet portal of Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum is:

Die Neue Sammlung – The Design Museum
Türkenstrasse 15
80333 Munich
Telephone: 089 272 72 50
Fax: 089 272 72 55 61

You can inform us of any deficiencies with regard to compliance with the accessibility requirements.
Please send us your request by e-mail to:


Enforcement procedure

If you have not received a response to your submitted accessibility request within six weeks, you can submit an application to the Landesamt für Digitalisierung, Breitband und Vermessung (LDBV) as the responsible enforcement body for a review of compliance with accessibility requirements. Upon your request, the State Office will check whether measures are required for the operator of the website.


Or contact the following address:

Landesamt für Digitalisierung, Breitband und Vermessung (LDBV).
IT Service Centre of the Free State of Bavaria
Enforcement and Monitoring Centre for Accessible Information Technology
St.-Martin-Strasse 47
81541 Munich