Visitors Who are Deaf or Hard of HearingAssistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are always available for public programs and daily docent or storytelling tours.
ASL interpreters are available upon request. Please contact us at 415.581.3598 at least two weeks in advance to book an interpreter.
The Information Desk can provide transcripts of multimedia tours.
A TTY pay phone equipped with an acoustic coupler is located on the ground level.
Visitors Who are Blind or Visually ImpairedThe museum is equipped with Talking Signs transmitters. Visitors may borrow a complimentary Talking Signs receiver, multimedia tour, large-print floor plan or magnifier from the Information Desk. In special exhibitions, large-print labels are available in the galleries.
Please note that many areas feature low lighting to protect the artworks.