There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair users are kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance. Thank you for your understanding. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAU3 unfortunately is not barrier-free. Access to the theatre is via a stairwell (3rd floor). The use of a lift is possible with prior arrangement. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or email us at email@example.com. Wheelchair users are also kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance.
Thank you for your understanding.
The Haus der Berliner Festspiele in Schaperstraße 24 has wheelchair access without steps to the foyer and to the auditorium on the ground floor. A wheelchair accessible lift is available for the upper foyers. This lift is equipped with tactile lettering. There is a WC on the ground floor for persons with restricted mobility.
Freedom of movement to all of the rooms (with exception of the deck) is guaranteed. There is a barrier-free restroom in the foyer, and directly in front of the entrance of the building are barrier-free parking spaces.
Information about the venue's accessibility can be found here (in German):
The main hall can be reached by wheel chair from the side ramp
The canteen on the ground floor is accessible at ground level and without steps. The Festsaal (1st floor) and Hochzeitssaal (3rd floor) are accessible via a lift (1.76 m x 2.71 m) when accompanied by the house staff. To use the lift, please ask our evening staff. The distance from the street to the lift is approx. 60 m. The path from the street to the ticket office is approx. 25 m.
A barrier-free WC (entrance door 1 m wide) is available on the 1st floor and can be reached via the lift. Access is via Festsaal-Foyer. For events in the Hochzeitssaal, there is a WC on the 3rd floor with an entrance and cubicle door 81 cm wide, the other cubicle doors are 56 cm wide. You can also reach the barrier-free WC on the 1st floor by lift from the 3rd floor as well as from the ground floor.
For enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 030 27 89 00 35. Further information: https://sophiensaele.com/de/service/barrierefreiheit
You can reach the lower foyer and the main stage of the Volksbühne without any barriers via the main entrance of the theatre. For structural reasons, the (upper) Sternfoyer and the performance venues Roter/Grüner Salon, the 3rd floor and Probebühne are not barrier-free. The Volksbühne has wheelchair seating in the main hall only.
Gretchen is wheelchair accessible. Formerly existing steps in Box1 (large floor) and to Box2 (small floor) were replaced by built-in ramps in 2021. The entrance area has a mobile ramp. The wheelchair-accessible restroom is located behind the stage. Please just ask at the entrance or at the bars for the key procedure.