Visitors with Disabilities

All visitors are invited to experience and enjoy the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, and programs in a myriad of ways. Learn more about opportunities for visitors who are deaf, who are blind or have low vision, who are living with dementia, and visitors who have learning or developmental disabilities. The Jewish Museum is wheelchair accessible, and service animals are welcome.

Visitors Who Are Deaf

ASL Tours

American Sign Language (ASL) tours are offered for visitors in the ASL community. Private group ASL tours are available for a minimum of five people with at least two weeks’ notice.

For more information, or to register for a tour, please call 212.423.3225 or email access@thejm.org. Relay calls are welcome. All Access tours are free of charge.

All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Visitors Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

Verbal Description Tours

Multisensory experiences and verbal descriptions bring the Museum’s exhibitions to life for people who are blind or have low vision. Tours may include raised drawings, touch objects, or other multisensory tools.

For more information, or to register for a tour, please call 212.423.3225 or email access@thejm.org. Advance reservations required. All Access tours are free of charge.

All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Visitors Living with Dementia

JM Journeys

Visitors living with dementia and their care partners are invited to participate in gallery programs that encourage interaction and engagement. Incorporating art making and other tactile experiences, JM Journeys participants explore current exhibitions and discover the ideas embodied and the materials incorporated in the works of art on view.

For more information, or to register for a tour, please call 212.423.3225 or email access@thejm.org​. All Access tours are free of charge.

All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

JM Journeys is made possible by the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc. and The Claire and Theodore Morse Foundation.

Visitors with Learning or Developmental Disabilities

Access Family Workshops

Examine art, then create a work of your own in these programs for families with children who have developmental or learning disabilities. Workshops include gallery activities, an art project, and snacks.

For more information or to register for a workshop, please call 212.423.3256 or email schoolaccess@thejm.org​.

All Access Programs at the Jewish Museum are generously supported by the J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Access Family Workshops are made possible by the Ellen & Ronald Block Family Foundation.