Former school in Laneuville-au-Bois

Accessibility of the old school in laneuville-au-bois

In collaboration with All Access (Province of Luxembourg), we would like to inform you that this site is accessible to people with disabilities:

  • people with walking difficulties
  • people who are blind
  • people with intellectual disabilities
  • people with autism

The address is Laneuville-au-Bois 11, 6970 Tenneville.

The old school in Laneuville is also called “Al vî scole dol Noûvèye” in Walloon.

The building is located opposite the church in the village of Laneuville-au-Bois.

The former Laneuville-au-Bois school can only be visited by appointment.

The length of the visit depends on the interest of the participants.
Allow around 1 hour.

Bookings can be made by telephone or e-mail.

You can call 084 45 53 54.
If you are calling from abroad, dial 0032 84 45 53 54.

You can also send an e-mail to

Myriam, the owner, is committed to welcoming people with disabilities.

She is on hand to welcome visitors and show them around.

There is no PRM toilet.

Assistance dogs are welcome.

photos of the entrance

photos of the inside of the classroom

Useful information


  • There are three car parks close to the former classroom.
  • There is also a disabled parking space in the courtyard of the owners’ property on request.
    The area is flat and secured by a low wall.

Access to the building

  • The main entrance to the museum is not independently accessible to wheelchair users, as there are steps and a doorway that is too narrow for some wheelchairs.
    One doorway is 84cm wide.
  • Myriam is on hand to welcome you and show you around.

In the old school

  • The old classroom is on one floor.
  • There are seats in the classroom.
  • The classroom is lit by neon tubes.
    Sensitive people and/or those with autism may be disturbed by this type of lighting.
  • The signs are large and easy to read.
  •  The information on the panels is in French.
  • Visits are adapted to the specific needs of people with disabilities (blind people, people with intellectual disabilities and people with autism).
  • Many objects are present in the classroom, appealing in turn to the senses (touch, sight, smell, hearing) as activities such as writing with a pen, purple ink or a touch on the slate are proposed.
  • There are lots of objects within easy reach.
  • There are no organised tours in French sign language.


easy to read and understand

This text is written in Easy to Read and Understand.

The tours are adapted for people who are blind, have difficulty understanding or have autism.
This means that Myriam provides explanations so that visitors can fully understand them.
There are no sign language tours for the deaf.
Deaf people are people who cannot hear.

Car park

  • There are 3 car parks.
  • There is also a car park in the courtyard of the Old School.
    You have to ask to park in this car park.
    The car park is flat and has a low wall around it.

Entering the building

  • Wheelchairs cannot get into the Old School because the entrance is too small.
  • Myriam is the person who will show you around the classroom.
  • Myriam rings the bell before you enter.
    You have to tell Myriam if you don’t like the sound of the bell.

In the old school

  • The classroom is in a large room.
  • There are chairs and benches in the classroom.
  • The lights in the classroom are neon.
    These lamps make a strong light that shakes a bit.
    Some people don’t like these lights because they hurt them.
  • There are large panels with photos and texts in the classroom.
  • The panels are in French.
  • There are also objects in the classroom.
  • Myriam will show you some old objects and you can touch them.
  • There are objects you can use:
    – Write with a feather
    – Type
    – Writing on a slate
    A slate is a small black or green board for writing on.
  • Myriam will tell you which objects you cannot touch as they are fragile.


Information and collaboration with All Access / Province de Luxembourg: +32 63 21 24 07

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