There are limited handicapped parking spaces around the museum, and they do fill up quickly. Visitors are welcome to drop off passengers in the white space on Larkin St., in front of the main entrance, and then park in one of the nearby garages. There are two handicapped spaces on Fulton Street next to the museum, as well as two next to the library across the street. There is one parking space on Larkin St. at the Fulton St. corner.
Wheelchairs are available to check out from coat check.
Trained guide and service animals are welcome.
Assistive 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.
For visitors who are blind or have low vision
The museum is equipped with Talking Signs transmitters. Visitors may borrow a complimentary Talking Signs receiver from the information desk
Complimentary audio guides of the collection galleries are available to check out from the information desk.
Large-print floor plans and magnifiers are available to borrow from the Information Desk.
Large-print labels are available in the galleries for all special exhibitions.
*Please note that many areas feature low lighting to protect the artworks.
Accessibility Contact Information
For more information, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 415.581.3598 or Guest Experience at 415.581.3531.