Paleis Het Loo | Visitors with disabilities
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Visitors with disabilities


  • Persons accompanying individual disabled visitors pay the regular admission fee. Those accompanying groups from care institutions are admitted free of charge. Applications should be sent to  at least three working days prior to the visit.
  • The distances in the grounds of the palace are considerable. We would advise you to take plenty of time for your visit and to choose a quiet day. Avoid national holidays. Tuesdays, Fridays and mornings are the quietest period.
  • Paleis Het Loo offers golf cart transport between the entrance building and the palace (return ticket €1 per person, room for a maximum of eight). Transport of wheelchairs/walkers is possible.
  • Paleis Het Loo is accessible to wheelchairs and walkers but it is not wheelchair-friendly because of the limitations of the building and the presence of gravel paths in the gardens
  • Paleis Het Loo is a 17th century palace with a rich history. The possibilities of installing lifts are limited and the corridors are narrow. Access for wheelchairs wider that 76 cm is minimal.
  • The main building has two lifts measuring 208 cm in height, 140 cm in depth and 89 cm in width.
  • If you need assistance with the lift please mention this to the attendant checking the tickets.
  • Practically all the interiors can be visited with the exception of the upper storey of the East Wing (Museum of the Chancery of the Netherlands Orders) and the Chapel.
  • The temporary exhibitions, the restaurants and the film theatre are accessible. The continuously screened introductory film can be viewed in the film theatre which can accommodate a maximum of ten wheelchair users.
  • There are WCs for visitors with a disability.
  • Visitors with disabilities will be unable to take part in the regular guided tours outdoors. The alternative is a talk that can be given from a fixed point in the gardens. An audio guide of the museum is an alternative to the indoor guided tour.
  • There are parking places for disabled visitors in the general car park (Amersfoortseweg).
  • The walk from the ticket office at the main entrance to the ticket check at the palace takes about eight minutes.
  • Guide dogs are admitted.
  • Wheelchairs can be borrowed at the ticket office upon displaying an identity card. They cannot be reserved.