International action “Night of museums”, which will be held may 18, for the first time in Buryatia will be available for people with disabilities, the press service of the regional Ministry of culture. In Ulan-Ude will work as interactive platform for people with disabilities – tactile Yurt. People with visual impairments spend there tours to visitors.
Wheelchair users of the regional public Foundation “Society without barriers” conducted a training seminar for employees of cultural institutions, which told about the main principles of support of people with disabilities and services for them. The experts also demonstrated them in practice. The seminar was also designed activities for integrating people with disabilities in the international action “Night of museums”, which will be held may 18.
As reported in the Ministry of culture of Buryatia, in the “Night of museums” will work interactively tactile Yurt, in which the idea of the traditional culture of Buryats is possible to including using a tactile study of ethnographic objects. In addition, people with visual impairments spend there tours to visitors, which zavyazhutsya eyes. The organizers believe that it will help to gain new experiences to visitors of the Museum.
“Close your eyes and don’t be afraid to look at the world and look at yourself, – said the leader of the project Galina Humpback.
We have previously reported that in the framework of the project “Inclusive tourism in Buryatia and lake Baikal” in the history Museum of Buryatia in Ulan-Ude opened an interactive platform for people with disabilities “Tactile Yurt.” The exhibits here not only can see but also to touch and even try on. “Our Yurt is a space for people with disabilities. It is possible through the Museum’s exhibition space and tactile study of ethnographic objects to gain additional knowledge about the traditional culture of the Buryats”, – told in the Museum.