Information for Visitors

Please read up on the current regulations before your visit, as regulations might vary within the different areas. You will find all details concerning your visit in our Corona section. 

As of Tuesday, November 09, 2021, the corona ‘traffic light’ is at red. According to the fifteenth Bavarian Infection Protection Measures Ordinance (15th BayIfSMV) of November 23, 2021, the 2G plus rule (vaccinated/recovered plus negative test result) applies at Amerikahaus for visitors over the age of 12 years. Please arrive with test results from an official test center. Underage students from 12 years of age do not have to present a test certificate; they are considered to be "tested" while school is in operation. We do not offer testing or supervise self-tests. Please arrive with test results from an official test center. It is mandatory to wear an FFP2 mask and to maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 m (ca. 6 ft) from all other visitors and Amerikahaus staff for the duration of your visit. For visitors between 6 and 16 years of age, a medical mask is sufficient. Please refrain from visiting the Amerikahaus if you feel unwell or have symptoms of a cold.

Thank you very much for your cooperation and understanding. 

Wheelchair symbol on street



The Amerikahaus is a multi-story building with four floors. You can reach all floors accessibly via an elevator with a visual display. The elevator has raised buttons and voice output. The display in the elevator and on the stairs is in Braille (German language). The exhibition rooms are on the ground floor, second, and third floors. We also offer an audio induction loop system in the theater and the lecture room for people with hearing impairment. There is a disabled toilet on the ground floor with an automatic door. The toilets in the basement are wheelchair accessible and are reachable barrier-free via the elevator. We allow guide dogs throughout the entire Amerikahaus. 


Parking spaces

You will find two parking spaces for people with a disability on the right-hand side of the house. Please notify us at or by phone at +49 89 55 25 37-0 if you would like to reserve a parking spot.

Function Rooms

Foyer (ground floor)
The main entrance is barrier-free and accessible via a ramp. There is a 1 cm high threshold at the barrier-free entrance. Please ring the doorbell at the main entrance so that the staff can help you enter the building.

Theater hall (ground floor)
The theater hall is accessible via two ramps. The seating is variable; wheelchair spaces, parking spaces for walkers, and seats for disability support workers are available. The auditorium has an audio induction loop for people with a hearing impairment.

Garden hall (ground floor)
The garden hall is part of the theater hall stage, which can be closed off if necessary and converted into a garden hall. Barrier-free access to the garden hall is possible via a stair lift with a euro key.

Lecture room (ground floor)
The lecture room is located next to the main entrance and is barrier-free. The seating is variable, wheelchair spaces, parking spaces for walkers and seats for disability support workers are available. The lecture room has an audio induction loop.

Research center (1st floor)
The research center is reachable barrier-free via the elevator to the first floor. Two glass doors lead from the stairwell to the research center. If these are not open, please inform our staff, who will be happy to help you. Alternative access can also be arranged via a fire door. Please ask staff for access to this door. 

Karolinensaal (1st floor)
The Karolinensaal is located on the first floor in the rear part of the research center. You can access the Karolinensaal barrier-free via the elevator to the first floor and through the research center. Alternatively, you can use the shorter route via the stairwell, please contact our staff for this. 

Visit the website for detailed information on accessibility (only available in German).