The museum aims to be accessible to all visitors.

Accessibility: information and public transport, the museum building, museum activities, staff proficiency, visitor reception, economic accessibility.

Accessibility database
The museum is linked to the Swedish ‘Västsvenska’ tourist service accessibility database, where detailed information is available.

Home page:
Information regarding exhibitions, courses, programmes, projects and activities in general.

Informative brochures are published annually. Contents: exhibitions, courses and programmes. Would you like a copy sent to you? Please contact the museum.

Handicap parking
Four parking places available about 25 metres from the entrance.

Bus links
Regular bus service to the stop ‘Kommunhuset’. Please check the Västtrafik timetable at

For the formal opening of each exhibition a special bus service takes visitors from central Gothenburg to the doors of the Nordic Watercolour Museum and back again, free of charge. Check our home page and track us on Facebook or Twitter for exact details and information on how to book. If you do not have computer access, please contact us on 0304-600080.

Automatic sliding doors.

Handicap toilets
There are two on the ground floor.

Tied to a wheel chair?
The exhibition and course venues, lecture hall and restaurant are all accessible for those in wheel chairs. A wheel chair is available for loan. The building is free from threshold hindrances.

Seating in the exhibition galleries
Portable stools are available.

Personal assistants
Personal assistants are granted free access to the museum’s exhibitions and arrangements.

Pets are not permitted in the museum for reasons of allergy. Exceptions are made in the case of guide dogs.

Smoking is prohibited at the museum. This includes the area surrounding the museum as well as the guest studios.

Exhibition information
In connection with each exhibition – and in addition to an informative catalogue – a brief introductory film is produced and runs continuously while the exhibition is open.

Guided tours (with loudspeaker-assisted sound) are provided for each exhibition. Guided tours for groups with special needs can be arranged to order.

Easy reading: in addition to the regular exhibition information (in Swedish and English) available at the reception, there is also a brief information service in accordance with LL recommendations.

Hearing loop
The lecture hall is equipped with a hearing loop.

Guest studios
The guest studios are sited on the island of Bockholmen, just opposite the museum and linked by a wooden bridge. One of the studios offers access to accommodation in a wall-mounted bed on the ground floor.

Economic accessibility
Entrance to the exhibitions is free of charge for all up to age 25.

Society of Friends of the Nordic Watercolour Museum
The Society’s information counter in the museum reception area is manned throughout the summer. The Society’s voluntary helpers provide information and assistance where needed.