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Euro Space Center -

Strong points

Safety
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Parking
  • It is possible to drop a person off near the entrance.
Identification
  • The building is easy to find.

Points of attention

Staff
  • There is no staff available to direct and guide.

Strong points

Parking
  • There is at least 1 reserved parking space less than 100 metres from the entrance.
  • The reserved parking spaces are properly indicated.
  • It is possible to drop a person off near the entrance.
Access road from the car park
  • All the transit areas are sufficiently large.
  • The floor is regular and free of obstacles.
Entrance
  • The building is easy to identify.
  • The alternative entrance is permanently open.
  • The passage width of the doors measures at least 85 cm.
Home
  • The payment device is easy to use.
  • There is a mobile payment device.
  • The free space in front of the counter is sufficiently big.
  • The counter is at the correct height.
  • The lighting is sufficient and continuous.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
  • A reference person is present to welcome the persons with special needs.
Horizontal circulation
  • The steps can be bypassed by a well-indicated alternative pathway.
  • The floor is regular and free of obstacles.
  • The width of the hallways is sufficient.
Vertical circulation
  • There is a lift.
  • A sufficiently large lift serves all the floors open to the public.
  • The lift can be used in autonomy.
Adapted sanitary
  • The adapted toilet is easy to find.
  • An adapted toilet is available, well signalled and easy to use.
Exposition
  • All the content of the exhibition is accessible and visible.
  • The majority of the equipment such as tablets or interactive terminals is accessible and can be used.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Dining room
  • The width of circulations is sufficient.
  • The buffet allows self-service.
  • The staff is available to help people sit at a table, choose, serve themselves, pay...
Theater/Cinema
  • All the theatres have reserved spaces that offer a good visual comfort.
Room
  • There is a sufficiently large adapted room.
  • The adapted room has a private shower room with an adapted toilet.
Shower room
  • The adapted shower is equipped with a seat and grab bars.
  • The shower is a walk-in shower.
  • There is an adapted toilet and it is easy to use.

Points of attention

Parking
  • The reserved parking spaces are too small.
Entrance
  • The staff does not see the persons who arrive.
  • The entrance device is inaccessible.
Horizontal circulation
  • Some transit areas are too narrow.
  • The lighting is not continuous.
Room
  • The bed is too low (lower than 48 cm).
Shower room
  • The sink is not easily accessible.

Strong points

Parking
  • There is at least 1 reserved parking space less than 100 metres from the entrance.
  • The reserved parking spaces are properly indicated.
  • It is possible to drop a person off near the entrance.
Access road from the car park
  • There are seats along the pathway.
  • All the transit areas are sufficiently large.
  • The floor is regular and free of obstacles.
Entrance
  • The entrance is easy to identify.
  • The building is easy to identify.
  • The alternative entrance is permanently open.
  • The passage width of the doors measures at least 85 cm.
Home
  • Seats are available near the reception.
  • The lighting is sufficient and continuous.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
  • A reference person is present to welcome the persons with special needs.
Horizontal circulation
  • There are a few steps, equipped with a handrail, to negotiate.
  • The steps can be bypassed by a well-indicated alternative pathway.
  • Circulation is easy everywhere.
  • The floor is regular and free of obstacles.
  • The width of the hallways is sufficient.
  • There are seats along the pathway.
Vertical circulation
  • There is a lift.
  • A lift serves all the floors open to the public.
  • There is a grab bar in the lift.
Adapted sanitary
  • There is a toilet with grab bars and it is easy to use.
  • The adapted toilet is easy to find.
Exposition
  • All the content of the exhibition is accessible.
  • There are seats in every space of the exhibition.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Dining room
  • The staff is available to help people sit at a table, choose, serve themselves, pay...
  • The width of circulations is sufficient.
Room
  • There is a sufficiently big room and it is accessible by lift.
  • The room has a private shower room with an adapted toilet.
Shower room
  • The adapted shower is equipped with a seat and grab bars.
  • The shower is a walk-in shower.
  • There is a toilet with grab bars and it is easy to use.

Points of attention

Parking
  • The reserved parking spaces are too small.
Entrance
  • The staff does not see the persons who arrive.
  • The entrance door is a revolving door that is difficult to negotiate.
Horizontal circulation
  • Some transit areas are too narrow.
  • The lighting is not continuous.
Vertical circulation
  • The staircases do not have handrails.
  • There is a handrail on one side of the staircases only.
Dining room
  • The floor is irregular.

Strong points

Guide dog
  • Assistance dogs are accepted.
Entrance
  • The entrance door is a revolving door but an alternative entrance exists.
Home
  • The reception is located in front of the entrance.
  • The staff sees the persons coming into the building and can assist them.
  • The reception is located in the logical continuation of the pathway.
Vertical circulation
  • A lift serves all the floors open to the public.
  • The staircases have at least one handrail.
Exposition
  • An audio-guide is available and adapts itself automatically to the visitor‘s progress.
Dining room
  • The staff is available to help people : sit at a table, choose, serve themselves, pay...
Room
  • The staff is available to guide to the room.
  • The staff is available to show the room and its equipment.

Points of attention

Access road from the car park
  • There are dangerous objects in the pathway.
Entrance
  • The doorbell or the entrance device are hard to find.
Home
  • The visual information is not backed up by a voice announcement.
Horizontal circulation
  • There are dangerous objects in the pathway.
Vertical circulation
  • The staircases are not secured by warning tiles at their top.
  • The lighting is not sufficient.
Exposition
  • No adapted tours are planned.
  • No adapted didactic support is available.
Dining room
  • The catering is buffet-style.

Strong points

Entrance
  • The entrance door is a revolving door but an alternative entrance exists.
Home
  • The staff sees the persons coming into the building and can assist them.
  • The reception is located in front of the entrance.
  • The reception is located in the logical continuation of the pathway.
Horizontal circulation
  • The furniture contrasts with its environment.
  • The contrast between the floor and the walls facilitates circulation.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Vertical circulation
  • A lift serves all the floors.
  • The stair steps are contrasting.
  • The staircases are equipped with at least one secure handrail.
Exposition
  • An audio-guide is available and adapts itself automatically to the visitor‘s progress.
Dining room
  • The staff is available to help people sit at a table, choose from the menu, serve themselves, pay...
  • The lighting is sufficient and continuous.
Room
  • The room door contrasts with its environment.
  • The staff is available to guide to the room.
  • The staff is available to show the room and its equipment.

Points of attention

Access road from the car park
  • There are no natural or artificial guide-lines.
  • Protruding objects are not secured.
Entrance
  • There is no device allowing the identification of the entrance.
  • The doorbell or entrance device is hard to find.
Home
  • The visual information is not backed up by a voice announcement.
Horizontal circulation
  • There are dangerous objects in the pathway.
  • The lighting is not continuous.
Vertical circulation
  • The lighting is not sufficient in the staircases.
Exposition
  • There is no visitor guide in large characters.
  • No adapted tours are planned.
Dining room
  • The catering is buffet-style.

Strong points

Parking
  • The car park is freely accessible.
Entrance
  • The building is easy to find.
Home
  • The reception is open, well lit and allows lip reading.
  • The reception is easy to find and close to the entrance.
  • The institution can be contacted by email.
Wireless
  • It is possible to connect to the mobile networks, 3G or 4G.
Adapted sanitary
  • It is possible to see whether a toilet is occupied or free.
  • The toilets are easy to find.
Dining room
  • The lighting is sufficient and allows lip reading.
  • The catering is buffet-style.
Room
  • The staff is available to show the room and its equipment.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.

Points of attention

Entrance
  • The entrance is hard to find.
  • The doorbell or entrance device is hard to find.
Home
  • There is no staff member practicing sign language.
Light
  • Badly lit areas make lip reading difficult.
  • The lighting is not continuous.
Exposition
  • A part of the content is inaccessible, as it is acoustic.
  • There is no easy to read support.
  • There are no organised guided tours in sign language.
  • Badly lit areas make lip reading difficult.
Room
  • There is no room equipped with an adapted fire alarm system (light or vibration).

Strong points

Parking
  • The car park is freely accessible.
Entrance
  • The building is easy to find.
Home
  • The reception is open, well lit and allows lip reading.
  • The reception is easy to find and close to the entrance.
  • The institution can be contacted by email.
Adapted sanitary
  • It is possible to see whether a toilet is occupied or free.
Exposition
  • An audio-guide with headset and adjustable volume is available.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Dining room
  • The lighting is sufficient and allows lip reading.
  • The catering is buffet-style.
Room
  • The staff is available to show the room and its equipment.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.

Points of attention

Entrance
  • The entrance is hard to find.
  • The doorbell or entrance device is hard to find.
Magnetic induction loop
  • There is no mobile induction loop.
Light
  • Badly lit areas make lip reading difficult .
  • The lighting is not continuous.
Exposition
  • A part of the content is inaccessible, as it is acoustic.
  • There is no easy to read support.
  • The films are not subtitled.
  • Badly lit areas make lip reading difficult .
Theater/Cinema
  • There is no mobile induction loop available.
Room
  • There is no room equipped with an adapted fire alarm system (light or vibration).

Strong points

Entrance
  • The building is easy to find.
  • The entrance door is a revolving door, but there is another possible entrance.
  • The lighting is sufficient and continuous.
  • The signage makes it possible to find the way and orient oneself easily.
Home
  • The reception is easy to find and close to the entrance.
  • It is possible to pay in cash (coins and notes).
Vertical circulation
  • The stair steps are contrasting.
  • The staircases are equipped with at least one secure handrail.
Adapted sanitary
  • The toilets are easy to find.
Exposition
  • A significant part of the exhibition is varied (touch, smell, sight, hearing).
Dining room
  • The catering is buffet-style.
  • The location is well lit.
  • The staff is available to help people: sit at a table, choose in the menu, serve themselves, pay...
Theater/Cinema
  • The lighting is sufficient and continuous during the arrival et exit.
Room
  • The staff is available to show the room and its equipment.
  • It is easy to recognise the door of one‘s room (image, colour, number).

Points of attention

Entrance
  • The entrance is hard to find.
  • The doorbell or entrance device is hard to find.
Vertical circulation
  • The lighting is not sufficient in the staircases.
Horizontal circulation
  • There are parts of the location that are dark.
Exposition
  • No adapted guided visits are organised.
  • There is no easy to read support.
  • A part of the exhibition is in the dark.