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Tourist Information Vienna

A service from the Vienna Tourist Board

1st district, Albertinaplatz / Maysedergasse intersection (daily 9 am – 7 pm)

Main entrance: no steps, automatic sliding door (door width: 150 cm), no wheelchair-accessible restroom, seeing-eye dogs permitted, tactile Vienna maps for the blind and visually impaired are available on location. One counter is equipped with an inductive hearing loop. Wheelchair users can make use of an accessible service point equipped with a tablet.

Tourist Information Vienna at Vienna Main Station (in the InfoPoint of ÖBB)

10th district, Am Hauptbahnhof (daily from 9 am – 5 pm)

Entrance: no steps, automatic sliding doors (door width: 200 cm), seeing-eye dogs permitted. The service counter is equipped with an inductive hearing loop.

 

Hofburg Info Center

Imperial Shop Vienna

1., Heldenplatz, entrance to Weltmuseum Wien (World Museum Vienna)
Tel. +43-1-525 24-3435 Daily 09:00–18:00 The Imperial Shop Vienna and the Hofburg Info Center can be reached via the main entrance to the Weltmuseums Wien (World Museum Vienna) by platform lift. Elevator to the hall of columns on the mezzanine and wheelchair-accessible access via the group cloakroom (please ask for a key at the ticket counter). Information boards with touchable objects for the blind and visually impaired. Wheelchair- accessible restroom, wheelchair rental possible (please reserve the day before).
5 public parking spaces on Heldenplatz for people with disabilities.
www.imperialshop.at

wienXtra children's Information

Information and services for Vienna's children's and family activities
7th district, Museumsplatz 1
Tel. +43 1 4000-84 400
Tue-Thu 2 pm - 6 pm, Fri-Sun, public holiday 10 am - 5 pm
Main entrance: no steps, swinging door with time-delayed closing mechanism, opens to the outside
2 steps inside the facility to the cuddle area for small children
Wheelchair-accessible restroom
Seeing-eye dogs permitted
www.kinderinfowien.at

BIZEPS

Information Center for Persons with Disabilities
2nd district, Schönngasse 15-17/4
Tel. +43 1 523 89 21, Mo–Do 10–15 Uhr, Fr 10–13 Uhr
Email:
www.bizeps.or.at
You can find more restaurants in the BIZEPS "Dining with few obstacles" guide (in German), which you can download at: www.bizeps.or.at/shop/lokale.doc

Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverband Österreich (BSVÖ)

Austrian Federation of the Blind and Partially Sighted
13th district, Hietzinger Kai 85
Tel. +43 1 982 75 84-201, +43 (0)800 22 77 00 (toll-free in Vienna)
Email:
www.blindenverband.at

The Department for International Cooperation of the BSVÖ is responsible for implementing projects of the European Union as well as for the international networking of the Federation, and serves as an interface for organizations of the blind and visually impaired worldwide. Tel. +43 1 982 75 84–204
Email:

Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverband Wien, Niederösterreich und Burgenland (BSVWNB) / Louis Braille Haus

Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired Provinces of Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland, Louis Braille Haus
14th district, Hägelingasse 4-6
Tel. +43 1 981 89-112
Mon-Thu 8 am - 5 pm, Fri 8 am - 12 pm
Email:
www.braille.at

Braille Center

2nd district, Wittelsbachstrasse 5
Tel. +43 1 728 08 66-268 or 280 (Ms Wilhelm, Ms Wallner or Ms Bauer) or +43 1 728 08 66-218 (Head of publishing, Ms Papst)
Email:
www.bbi.at
Tactile maps of various districts of Vienna are available at the "Bundes-Blindenerziehungsinstitut" for 2 EUR per tactile map plus  colored drawing.

Austrian Disablity Council

Federation of Austrian Handicapped Associations

On the website of the Council for the Disabled you will find a listing of the Austrian euro key restrooms, stair lifts and platform lifts, etc. 10., Favoritenstrasse 111/Top 11, Tel. +43-1-5131533
dachverband@behindertenrat.at
www.behindertenrat.at

Information for deaf people

Information on topics concerning deaf people also at:
www.gehoerlos.at

Austrian Association for deaf people (ÖGLB)

10th district, Waldgasse 13/2
Tel. +43 1 603 08 53, Fax: +43 1 602 34 59
Email: www.oeglb.at

Gebärdenwelt (Sign language platform)

11th district, Waldgasse 13/2
Tel. +43 1 641 05 10
Fax +43 1 641 05 10-20
News from around the world in Austrian sign language and a calendar of relevant dates for the deaf people

www.gebaerdenwelt.at

Service Center ÖGS.barrierefrei

Tailor-made, obstacle-free solutions for the web and communication
10th district, Waldgasse 13/2
Tel. +43 1 641 05 10-12, Fax +43 1 641 05 10 20
Email:

ÖGSDV Österreichischer Gebärdensprach-DolmetscherInnen-Verband

Sign language interpreters for Austrian Sign Language (ÖGS) and German
A-1131 Vienna, P.O. Box 95
Tel. +43 1 802 52 82
Fax +43 1 802 52 82
Email: info@oegsdv.at
www.oegsdv.at

Visual Signs

Sign language interpreter for Austrian Sign Language (ÖGS) and German, other foreign languages (English, Italian, French) on request
12th district, Rosaliagasse 19/6
Tel. +43 1 966 02 61
Fax +43 1 208 39 99
Email: info@visual-signs.at
www.visual-signs.at

Information for the hearing-impaired

VOX-Schwerhörigenzentrum Wien

VOX Hearing Impaired Center Vienna

15th district, Sperrgasse 8-10/2/15
Tel. +43 1 897 31 31, Fax +43 1 897 31 32
Mobil: +43 676 844 361 330
www.vox.or.at

VOX-Technische Assistenz & Beratungscenter für Schwerhörige Wien (VOX Technical Assistance & Advisory Center for the Hearing Imparied Vienna)
15., Sperrgasse 8-10/1/7
Tel. +43 1 897 47 87
Fax: +43 1 897 47 89
E-Mail:
www.schwerhoerigen-service.at

ÖSB Österreichischer Schwerhörigenbund Dachverband

Bundesstelle Wien & “trans.SCRIPT-Austria” written interpreting center
15th district, Sperrgasse 8-10/1/9
Tel: +43 (0)676 844 361 320, Fax: +43 1 897 31 32
www.oesb-dachverband.at

www.transcript.at

Marienapotheke Pharmacy

Sign language, hearing-impaired employees, induction loop etc., wheelchair-accessible entrance
Mon–Fri 08:00–18:00, Sat 08:00–12:00
6., Schmalzhofgasse 1, Tel. +43-1-597 02 07
info@marienapo.eu

www.marienapo.eu

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