Many museums in central Europe encounter difficulties in adapting to the “for all” concept because of a lack of organisational knowledge and of limited financial resources, both for investments and adequate promotion. Cooperating for open access to museums towards a wider inclusion (COME-IN!) tackles this by increasing the capacities of small- and medium-sized museums by making them accessible to a wider public of people with different kinds of disabilities.

COME-IN! will coordinate a multi-faceted network of museums, disability associations, academic representatives, training institutions and policy makers, that will jointly define an innovative strategic approach on how to promote the accessibility to museums - in order to make them more attractive for the public.

Transnational high-level standards will be discussed and established and know-how transfer structured. The COME-IN! guidelines for organising an accessible collection/exhibition and the training handbook for museum operators will be elaborated and tested along its network. Pilot actions and training to operators will be performed and their results in terms of increased visibility studied. Based on the gained experience, an innovative promotional tool, the COME-IN! label for awarding museums complying with its accessibility standards, will be developed and initially conferred to the museums of the network. The COME-IN! label will be promoted at transnational, national and local level, in central Europe and beyond, thus guaranteeing its sustainability and transferability.

COME-IN! Guidelines presentation in Ljubljana

COME-IN! Guidelines for accessible museum presented to Slovene national stakeholders

On November 29th, 2017 the Municipality of Piran will hold a presentation of COME-IN! Guidelines at the Ethnographic Museum of Ljubljana. This is the occasion to meet Slovene national stakeholders and present a set of standards that allow museums and other cultural sites to become accessible. Additionally the Central European Initiative Executive Secretariat will illustrate project's main objectives and expected results. 

Finally, the Archaeological Museum of Udine will use this opportunity to show how did they transform their museum, becoming accessible to all. 


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