Galeria Bielska BWA is accessible to all groups of visitors. We make every effort to ensure that our buildings, tour routes and events are adapted to the needs of disabled people.
The main building of Galeria Bielska BWA and Sixt’s Villa are accessible to individuals with reduced mobility. For individuals with sensory disabilities, we offer guided tours and workshops with the use of 3D touch technology.
In the event of a rescue operation, all visitors are required to follow the instructions of the staff of Galeria Bielska BWA and use the escape routes. Our staff will provide the necessary assistance.
If you have any special requirements, would like to arrange a guided tour or ask additional questions, please contact us by phone or e-mail:
Accessibility Coordinator at Galeria Bielska BWA – Joanna Stryjewska
Galeria Bielska BWA ul. 3 Maja 11, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała
Tel. 33 812 58 61
If you want to arrange a special workshop or guided tour, please contact us at least two weeks before the planned visit.
Access to the building of Galeria Bielska BWA:
From the Hotel Prezydent bus stop at ulica 3 Maja, walk up the street towards the Central Railway Station. Galeria Bielska BWA is located on the corner of ulica 3 Maja and ulica Henryka Sienkiewicza. The main entrance is from ulica 3 Maja.
The building of Galeria Bielska BWA is located at ulica 3 Maja 11. It has 3 entrances.
The main entrance from ulica 3 Maja 11. This entrance, which provides direct access to the ticket office and the exhibition hall on the ground floor, is intended for employees and viewers. The reception is open 24 hours a day. There is a doorbell / intercom at the entrance.
Side entrance from ulica Adama Mickiewicza is used by the employees and guests of the Aquarium Cafe Club on the first floor of the building. The staircase leading to the cafe makes it inaccessible for the disabled. There is a bell / intercom at the entrance.
Side entrance from the square adjacent to ulica Adama Mickiewicza leads directly to the exhibition hall on the 1st floor of the building. There is a ramp for wheelchair users by the entrance. The entrance is opened by a gallery employee after reporting such a need (in person or by phone) at the reception desk.
Along ulica Adama Mickiewicza there are marked parking spaces with 2 spaces for disabled people. It is also possible to drive to the square outside Galeria Bielska BWA from ulica Adama Mickiewicza, where there are parking spaces available after prior notification of such a need at the reception desk (in person or by phone). After reporting, an employee of the Gallery will come out and open the barrier, allowing entry to the closed area.
The Villa of Teodor Sixt is located in the garden at ul. Adama Mickiewicza 24
Access to Sixt’s Villa:
From the Hotel Prezydent bus stop at ulica 3 Maja.
Sixt’s Villa is located at ulica A. Mickiewicza. From the Hotel Prezydent bus stop walk along ulica 3 Maja, then turn left and walk up ulica Henryka Sienkiewicza. Turn right at the first crossroads of ulica H. Sienkiewicza and ulica A. Mickiewicza. Sixt’s Villa is located approx. 150 m from the crossroads on the right.
Entrance to the property:
Through the entrance gate on the side of ulica Adama Mickiewicza 24, which is open during working hours. The gate has a bell / intercom.
Access by car to the property through the gate from ulica Adama Mickiewicza 24, which is open during working hours. To enter the property after entering the gate, contact the employee using the intercom which is conveniently located on a post on the left side on a post (at the height of the driver's window) and wait for the opening of the barrier.
The property has a car park with 2 parking spaces for disabled people.
The area around the building is paved with granite stones.
The main entrance is located at ulica Adama Mickiewicza 24, there is an elevator that travels down to the basement, where the reception desk, cloakroom, toilets and meeting rooms are located, and to the high ground floor, where there are exhibition rooms and an auditorium.
The side entrance is near the coach house. There is a lift for wheelchair users and stairs. The entrance leads to the offices of the Municipal Social Welfare Centre, which is located on the ground floor of the building, and to the toilets for the disabled. It is possible to travel by wheelchair through the enfilade offices of the Municipal Social Welfare Centre to the exhibition halls on the high ground floor of the building.