Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design

401-454-6500
224 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903
http://www.risdmuseum.org
800 745-5555
museum@risd.edu

Location

224 Benefit Street
02903 Providence , RI
United States
Phone: 401-454-6500
Rhode Island US
The Museum is fully accessible at our North Main and Benefit street entrances, with handicapped parking located on Benefit Street; wheelchairs are available. If you need assistance and/or specific services, please call 401 709-8402 (RI Relay for the hearing impaired, 800 745-5555 TTY) before your visit so we can help meet your needs.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
There are handicapped parking spaces on the street, across from the 224 Benefit Street entrance
Main Entrance: 
For 20 North Main Street, there are no steps and there is an automatic door for ease of entrance.
Accessible Entrance: 
At the Benefit Street entrance, there is a ramp with two rails.
Wheelchairs Available: 
Both visitor services desks.
Children’s Backpack Carriers: 
Not allowed
Accessible Restrooms: 
All restrooms are accessible
Segways: 
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals: 
Allowed
Sitting Area Location: 
In addition to seating in the Main Street lobby, there is seating throughout the galleries.
Portable Chairs: 
Upon request at the visitor services desks.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Audio guides that can be accessed via cell phone
Audio guide transcripts
Galleries and Exhibits
Transcripts: 
Audio program transcripts are available upon request.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
Our Access Programs Use: 
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
Hands-on classroom activities
Music and sound
Theaters, Auditoriums, Video Installations
Theaters and Auditoriums: 
FM system
Qualified ASL interpretation is available upon request
Video Installations: 
Captioning is available for live presentations upon advance request.
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from: 
risdmuseu.org
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: 
museum@risd.edu