Visitors with Disabilities

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

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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 212.423.3289 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 212.423.3289 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 with Memory Loss

JM Journeys

Visitors with memory loss and their care partners are invited to make personal connections with original works of art through discussions, art making, and multi-sensory activities facilitated by educators in the galleries and art studio.

For more information, or to register for a tour, please call 212.423.3289 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 children and adults who have developmental or learning disabilities. Workshops include gallery activities and an art project.

For more information or to register for a workshop, please call 212.423.3289 or email access@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.