Home Forums Destinations Asia Japan Discussion Contemporary Museum and Tokyo Disney

4 replies, 3 voices Last updated by  Accessible Japan 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #8289

    Coreycatt
    Participant
    @Coreycatt

    I’m in a _powered_ wheelchair.  I am an artist with a show at the Contemporary Museum (MOT) and I am thinking my best bet is the Hotel East 21.  They say they have airport hotel, hotel Disney shuttles, but I doubt they do power wheelchairs.  What would you recommend?

    Also, is Kamakura accessible at all?

    -Corey

    1 user thanked author for this post.
    #8290

    wilgo
    Participant
    @wilgo

    Hi,

    What do you mean by “they do power wheelchair”?  Do you need a rental power wheelchair?

    Although Wilgo doesn’t have a rental powered wheelchair but a manual one, an affiliated company may have powered one.

    It would be a good idea to check the report of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine n Kamakura for your information.  Unfortunately, historical city, Kamakura, is not fully accessible, but it’s worth to look around.

    Jun Sumii
    Wilgo - Transportation service for wheelchair travelers

    https://odekakeoffice.jp/en/
    [email protected]
    +81-70-4464-3502

    2 users thanked author for this post.
    #8297

    Accessible Japan
    Keymaster
    @AccessibleJapan

    Hello,

    Since you plan to be going to the Contemporary Museum then it is likely your best option. Here is their accessible room: https://www.hotel-east21.co.jp/en/stay/rooms/barrier-free.php

    In general, shuttle buses are not accessible.

    Kamakura is great, but there are a lot of places that are not accessible and the hills can be quite steep.  But, it is worth a visit for sure – I love it!  @melanie_lmt visited as well.  If you have questions about a specific spots, create a topic for it and we can look it up for you 🙂

    Accessible JapanFacebookTwitter

    #8298

    Coreycatt
    Participant
    @Coreycatt

    I have my own power wheelchair and it weighs 350lbs.  It doesn’t fold.  There are places and vehicles where you can use a regular folding wheelchair that you cannot bring one like mine.

    1 user thanked author for this post.
    #8302

    Accessible Japan
    Keymaster
    @AccessibleJapan

    Thank you for the clarification.  I use a 130kg (286lb) wheelchair.  The vast majority of train stations have elevators, but some have stair climbers that have a limit of 200kg (440lb), but they are very rare.

    Accessible JapanFacebookTwitter

Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.