Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location
In our driveway or on 6th St. at the end of our block
Main Entrance
2 rails--4 steps
Accessible Entrance
Our 2-rail ramp is next door at our Art Annex gallery at 503 West Richardson Ave.
Accessible Restrooms
Some restrooms are accessible
Accessible Restroom Location
In our Art Annex gallery at 503 West Richardson Ave.
Family/Unisex Restroom
Family / unisex restroom available (wheelchair accessible)
Family/Unisex Restroom Location
In our Art Annex gallery at 503 West Richardson Ave.
Segways Allowed
Service Animals
Sitting Area Location
In the Museum house & Art Annex gallery; also on the grounds
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information
For special tour arrangements it's best to call in advance--we offer a scrapbook tour of the Museum house's upstairs, a video tour of the entire Museum house for visitors unable to manage the steps, a tactile tour for visually-impaired visitors, and can accommodate other visitors' needs. For walk-in visitors, please be aware that we will accommodate your needs as best we can but visitors with prior arrangements will be given priority!
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Other Resources
Our video tour has a large-print script notebook for hearing-impaired visitors.
Galleries and Exhibits
Tactile or Multisensory Exhibits
Our Children's Room (permanent exhibit) has clothes, hats, and objects that can be tried on and handled.
Our video tour of the Museum house's script is available in large print.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
To make arrangements for a tour, all visitors simply need to call the Museum to set up a date & time: (575) 748-2390. We offer guided tours, wander-on-your-own tours, tactile tours, and will do our best to meet your needs.
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
Original touchable objects
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
Theaters, Auditoriums, Video Installations
Video Installations
Videos with words have open captioning.
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from
our website: www.artesiamuseum.org
Our museum features a variety of permanent & temporary exhibits focusing on our local and area history.