Accommodations for Individuals and Groups with Disabilities
Manual and motorized wheelchairs are available for use free on a first-come, first-served basis (no reservations). The Pauley Center, the Studio School, elevators, telephones, and restrooms are wheelchair-accessible. If you need a wheelchair upon arrival, please ask a security officer.
Visitors who are blind or partially sighted
Groups of visitors who are blind or partially sighted may experience works of art through pre-arranged touch tours facilitated by VMFA Education staff. Beginning September 2nd, Touch Tours are available to groups of adults and students (K–12) of 10–20 as staff and gallery space are available. Contact Tour Services at 804.340.1419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Audio Tours are available for selected exhibitions and the permanent collection onsite and on the museum’s website. Transcripts of current VMFA Audio Tours are available in Large Print for partially sighted visitors at the Visitor Services Desk.
Visitors who are Deaf or hard of hearing
Sign Language Interpreters can be provided with four weeks notice for guided group tours. To book your guided tour and interpreter, please contact Tour Services at 804.340.1419 or email@example.com at least 4 weeks in advance of your visit.
Transcripts of audio tours are available for download from the museum’s website. Laminated copies of audio scripts can be checked out from the Visitor Services desk.
Individuals with Alzheimer’s or Dementia