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Visitors with Disabilities

The Albright-Knox is committed to creating and fostering a universal environment of accessibility for visitors of all ages. Learn more about accessibility and accessible programs for the following audiences below.

Visitors with Mobility Impairments

Accessible Parking and Entrances

Accessible parking is available in the museum’s lot and accessible entrances are located on both sides of the main Elmwood Avenue entrance. (View Parking and Entry Map)

Getting Around the Museum

Wheelchairs are available free of charge in the Coat Room on a first-come, first-served basis. Portable stools are also available; please inquire at the Admissions Desk. Elevators and lifts are located throughout the building. (View Museum Map)

For more information about our buildings’ accessibility, please call 716.882.8700.

Visitors Who Are Hard of Hearing or Deaf

Assistive Listening Devices

The museum’s Auditorium is equipped with Assistive Listening Devices. Devices are available at the Admissions Desk.

TTY Teletypewriter

The museum is equipped with a TTY Teletypewriter at the Guest Services Station. Please call 716.270.8297.

ASL Interpreted Tours

ASL interpreted tours are available upon request. To schedule an ASL interpreted tour, please call 716.270.8249 or TTY 716.270.8297 at least two weeks in advance.

Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted

Large Print Materials

Large print museum maps and large print exhibition materials are available with museum admission. Please inquire at the Admissions Desk.

Verbal Description Sensory Tours

Our free bi-weekly Verbal Description Sensory Tours welcome adults who are blind or partially sighted to engage with our collection and special exhibitions. Learn More

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome in the museum.

Visitors with Disabilities

Creative Connection

Groups of individuals with disabilities are invited to schedule free individualized group sessions year-round through our Creative Connection program. Learn More

  • A woman with visual impairments touches a sculpture with gloves on

    Access AK

    Access AK is a family of programs that provide opportunities for participants to express themselves both verbally and nonverbally in the embrace of the museum.

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  • Questions?

    Contact the Education Department at 716.270.8282.

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