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As we wish to be accessible to all audiences, L’Envol des Pionniers provides various access solutions to those with disabilities.

All reception staff are made aware of reception requirements for those with disabilities.

Information About Re-Opening:

From Thursday 21 May 2020, L’Envol des Pionniers will be pleased to welcome you again and invites you aboard for an exotic journey on which you will meet the Pioneers of aviation in Toulouse.

Reception facilities in line with health standards have been set up to guarantee the safety of visitors and our teams. Further information on health measures for the re-opening of L’Envol des Pionniers here

The whole site is accessible to the public.

Accessibility:

Signage has been made more obvious across the whole site to indicate the direction of a visit.

You can still borrow a wheelchair or folding chair for free at reception, on presentation of a form of identification. They are disinfected after every use.

Braille models and features are regularly disinfected. It is recommended that you disinfect your hands with hydroalcoholic gel before and after handling them. You will find hydroalcoholic gel in every exhibition room.

For further information, contact us by e-mail at acces@semeccel.com

Prices

People with a disability card or a mobility card with a “Disability” endorsement benefit from a reduced price of €5. Full price is €8.
If the card indicates “need for support,” the supporter has free entry.

 

To the Temporary Exhibition “Beyond the Limits”

A tactile model of the Laté 28 accompanied by a braille panel is located on the left side of the exhibition (facing the bay windows of the Hangar).

All exhibition videos are subtitled.

Two videos are available in French sign language, the video on Dorine Bourneton and the one on Bertrand Piccard.

 

“Fly in a Breguet XIV

Welcomed by a pilot from the time, climb aboard a Breguet XIV, the legendary plane of La Ligne.

This immersive experience, which lasts around 15 minutes including a three-minute “flight,” will stimulate all your senses: vibrations and movements of the plane, animated visual sets, lighting effects, wind, scents, noises etc..

“Fly in a Bréguet” is accessible to those in wheelchairs who are able to transfer themselves to a seat

The presentation is not recommended for pregnant women, those with heart problems, those who have been drinking alcohol or taking drugs, or those who suffer from epilepsy.

Minimum height: 110 cm.

For further information and to buy your ticket, contact reception.

Help Tools

Those with Hearing Impairment

Most videos in the permanent exhibition are subtitled. All the videos in the permanent exhibition “Beyond the Limits” are subtitled, and two videos are available in French Sign Language (LSF).

You can take part in guided tours interpreted in French Sign Language. Tour dates are given on this page.

The reception bank to the right of the entrance is equipped with an induction loop. We also have a portable induction loop which you can borrow for free.

ancienne boite postale
©L’Envol des Pionniers-Lythos – author: Manuel Huynh

Price: Entry to L’Envol des Pionniers (8 / €5, plus cost of the guided tour €3.90)

Do you want to organise a guided tour or a workshop with LSF interpretation for a group? You can book an LSF interpreter as an extra. Contact us at acces@semeccel.com or at 05 67 73 53 76.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Those with Intellectual Impairment

Do you want to organise a suitable guided tour or workshop? You can organise a suitable guided tour or workshop for your group. Contact us at acces@semeccel.com or at 05 67 73 53 76.

Those with Motor Impairment

There are disabled spaces in car park P1 (address: 6 rue Jacqueline Auriol).
The whole building is accessible to those in wheelchairs (accessible reception banks and exhibition access, suitable toilets etc.).
There are several seats in the courtyard, in the exhibitions, and in the reception area.

On request at reception, a wheelchair or folding chair can be borrowed free of charge on presentation of a form of identification.

Those with Visual Impairment

Guide dogs are welcome on site.

A braille booklet and a large-character booklet are available on presentation of a form of identification. They present the permanent exhibition and the history of the site.

You can also download the booklet in PDF format by clicking here: L’envol des pionniers – L’exposition permanente

You can borrow an illuminated magnifier for free at reception, allowing you to increase the size of the panels and illuminate them.

Do you want to organise a guided tour or workshop for a group of people with visual impairment? Every presentation can be adapted according to the group. Contact us at acces@semeccel.com or at 05 67 73 53 76.

 

moteur d'avion potez 25
©L’Envol des Pionniers-Association Ailes Anciennes Toulouse – author: Manuel Huynh

 

In the permanent exhibition, you can touch:

  • The Potez 25 engine, a two-seater bi-plane
  • A part of a canvas-clad wing
  • An original Aéropostale letter box
  • A period drawing board
aile entoilée
©L’Envol des Pionniers – author: Manuel Huynh