Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location
At the Education Entrance in our parking lot off 2nd Ave SE
Main Entrance
We have 4 entrances: 2 are stairs w/rails, 1 is stairs and ramp, one is at ground level
Accessible Entrance
Ground level access is at the Education Entrance in our parking lot off 2nd Ave SE; ramp access on the 3rd Ave SE side of the building. The Grant Wood Studio is not wheelchair accessible.
Wheelchairs Available
From Visitors Services desk on main level
Accessible Restrooms
All restrooms are accessible
Family/Unisex Restroom
Family / unisex restroom available (wheelchair accessible)
Family/Unisex Restroom Location
Main level, across from Visitors Services desk
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals
Sitting Area Location
One bench in each gallery & seating in Carnegie Library on main level
Portable Chairs
Portable artist stools available from the Visitors Services desk on main level
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information
If you would like an ASL interpreter, an interpreter trained in giving tours for visually impaired visitors, or hands-on materials, please contact us at least two weeks prior to your visit.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk
Braille/tactile floor plans
Magnifying glasses
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Staff members trained in sighted guide technique
A staff member who knows American Sign Language (ASL)
Other Resources
Touchable items to accompany exhibitions
Tours and Scheduled Programs
All tours available upon request; please allow 2 weeks' notice.
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
ASL Tours
Tactile diagrams
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
Hands-on classroom activities
Drama and movement
Music and sound
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter
Other Programs for Audiences with Diverse Needs
We can tailor our tours to your needs
With more than 2,000 years of art on display in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art has something to offer everyone! Established in 1905, the CRMA strives to be a thriving and dynamic art museum for our community and visitors. Here you can visit American Gothic artist Grant Wood's home and studio, or peruse our 13 galleries of works from around the world. Visit our website at www.crma.org to meet our staff members, find out more about our history and what has been going on more recently, as well as view our newsletter and find out how to get in touch with us (because we would certainly love to hear from you!). And don't forget to add us as your friend on Facebook!