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

Please note that the special exhibition Anthony McCall: Dark Rooms, Solid Light features very low lighting conditions. For accessibility accommodations, please call 716.270.8249.

For Visitors with Mobility Impairments

Wheelchair iconAccessible 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 iconLarge-print museum maps and large print exhibition materials are available with museum admission. Large-print exhibition labels are currently available for all special exhibitions. Please inquire at the Admissions Desk.

Audio Guide iconBraille iconVerbal Description Audio Guides and Audio Guide Navigation Booklets are available for select exhibitions. Please inquire at the Admissions Desk.

Multisensory 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 meet the specific needs of their participants and provide visitors with creative learning experiences.

For more information about our programs and services for those with special needs, please contact Access & Community Programs Coordinator Karen Duval at 716.270.8249 or

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