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Accessibility

The Albright-Knox is committed to creating and fostering a universal environment of accessibility for visitors of all ages.

For Visitors with Mobility Impairments

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

The museum map provides details of the museum’s buildings, including the locations of all elevators and lifts. For more information about our buildings’ accessibility, please call 716.882.8700.

For Visitors Who Are Hard of Hearing or Deaf

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

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

ASL interpreted tours for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing are available upon request. To schedule an ASL interpreted tour, please call 716.270.8292 or TTY 716.270.8297 at least two weeks in advance.

For Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted

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

Verbal Description Sensory Tours are available at designated times. Participants enjoy an in-depth verbal description tour of select works from the museum’s collection and special exhibitions, followed by a tactile artmaking experience. 

For Visitors Who Do Not Speak English

General information about the museum is available on our website in Chinese (中文), French (Français), German (Deutsch), Italian (Italiano), Japanese (日本語), and Spanish (Español). This information is also available in the museum at the Admissions Desk.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome in the museum.

Accessible Programs

The Albright-Knox’s Access AK programs are uniquely designed to provide opportunities for participants to express themselves both verbally and nonverbally in the embrace of the museum. 

Access AK Programs Learn More about Access AK

  • Access AK Exhibition

    Each year, the Albright-Knox presents an exhibition highlighting artwork created during Access AK sessions.

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  • Disability Awareness Exhibition

    Each October, the Albright-Knox is proud to display a collaborative exhibition in celebration of disability awareness.

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  • Contact Us

    For more information about our programs and services for those with special needs, please contact the Education Department at 716.270.8282.

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