The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue at 81st Street
New York, NY 10028


1000 Fifth Avenue at 81st Street
10028 New York , NY
United States
Phone: 212-650-2010
New York US
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes all visitors and affirms its commitment to offering programs and services that are accessible to everyone.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
the parking garage; 80th Street and Fifth Avenue
Accessible Entrance: 
At 81st Street, level with plaza.
Café / Restaurant: 
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available: 
at coat checks
Accessible Restrooms: 
Some restrooms are accessible
Family/Unisex Restroom: 
Family / unisex restroom available (wheelchair accessible)
Service Animals: 
Sitting Area Location: 
Sporadically throughout the Museum
Portable Chairs: 
Stools are available for visitors with disabilities upon request
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Large-print floor plans
Large-print brochures
Large-print exhibition labels
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Audio guides
Audio guides that are T-coil compatible and have volume control
Neck loops and headsets
Portable FM system (headsets and neck loops)/other amplification devices
Audio guide transcripts
Staff members trained in sighted guide technique
Other Resources: 
We recommend you call the Access Coordination office in advance of your visit.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
Our Access Programs Use: 
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
ASL Tours
Original touchable objects
Touch objects (replicas, facsimiles, props)
Tactile diagrams
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
Hands-on classroom activities
Drama and movement
Music and sound
Theaters, Auditoriums, Video Installations
Theaters and Auditoriums: 
Infrared system
Induction loop assistive listening system
Qualified ASL interpretation is available upon request
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: 
email or call 212-650-2010