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Accessibility

We strive to make the Asian Art Museum accessible and welcoming to all.  


A white zone for visitor drop-off/pick-up is located on Larkin Street in front of the museum entrance. Accessible parking spaces can be found along Fulton and Larkin streets.

All museum entrances are accessible to people using wheeled devices and those who prefer to avoid stairs.

Wheelchairs may be borrowed at coat check free of charge.

All levels of the museum are accessible by elevator.



Service and support animals are welcome at the Asian Art Museum. Please refer to the Mayor's Office of Disability guidelines.



Admission is free for one person accompanying a visitor with special needs.



Way-finding signs with universal symbols are located throughout the museum.



Borrow large-print floor plans and magnifiers at the information desk.

Large-print labels are provided in special exhibition galleries. Please note that many areas feature low lighting to protect the artworks.



We offer Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) for daily docent or storytelling tours and public programs. For tours, request an ALD from a staff member; for programs, make your request at the entrance to Samsung Hall.



ASL interpreters are available upon request. Please contact us at visit@asianart.org at least two weeks in advance to book an interpreter.



The information desk offers complimentary mobile guides of the collection galleries to blind and low-vision visitors. Mobile guides are available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish and French.

The information desk offers complimentary noise-dampening headsets.



Request transcripts of audio guide tours at the information desk. Transcripts are available in English, French, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese.



Most videos with spoken words (excluding music lyrics and works of art) have open captioning in English. 



Foldable, portable seats are available for use throughout the galleries.



Wheelchair-accessible restrooms with changing tables are located on every level. Please refer to the visitor map for locations.



Two universal (gender-neutral and barrier-free) restrooms are located behind the cafe on the ground floor.


For more information, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 415.581.3592 or Guest Experience at 415.581.3531.  

The museum hosts an ongoing series of Disability Community Charrettes for members of the public to help inform our accessibility initiatives. 

For information about participating, email 
communityengagement@asianart.org.