The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

212-708-9400
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-1230
accessprograms@moma.org

Location

11 West 53 Street
10019 New York , NY
United States
Phone: 212-708-9400
New York US
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Everyone is welcome at MoMA. We offer a variety of free programs and services to make MoMA accessible to you. In 2010, we received the Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Award from The Family Caregiver Alliance and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, the Community Leadership Award from the Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter, the Excellence in Published Resources Award from the American Association of Museums, the Best of the Web award from Museums and the Web for the Meet Me website, and First Prize in the American Association of Museums’ Museum Publication Design Competition for the Meet Me book. In 2007, we received the Ruth Green Advocacy Award from the League for the Hard of Hearing. In 2000, we won the Access Innovation in the Arts Award, presented by VSA Arts and the MetLife Foundation, in recognition of our programs serving people with disabilities.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
Please ask at the Information Desk
Main Entrance: 
All of MoMA's entrances are wheelchair accessible.
Accessible Entrance: 
All of MoMA’s entrances and public areas are wheelchair accessible, including the galleries, The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, The Celeste Bartos Theater, the restaurants and cafés, and the MoMA Store. Elevators are available throughout MoMA.
Café / Restaurant: 
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available: 
Wheelchairs are available in the checkroom in the main lobby and can be borrowed for free on a first-come, first-served basis.
Accessible Restrooms: 
All restrooms are accessible
Accessible Restroom Location: 
Restrooms with adjoining water fountains are wheelchair accessible on every floor except the Titus Theater 2 level and the entry level of The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building.
Family/Unisex Restroom Location: 
There is a single-user restroom located on the fifth floor.
Service Animals: 
Allowed
Sitting Area Location: 
Sitting Areas are located throughout the galleries on all floors, by the main Ticketing Desk and outside restrooms.
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information: 
To book a free Touch Tour, or sign-language interpretation for yourself, please contact accessprograms@moma.org or call MoMA Access Programs at (212) 408-6347 two weeks in advance. To book a free Touch Tour, or sign-language interpretation for a group, please contact MoMA Group Services at group_services@moma.org or call (212) 708-9685 two weeks in advance.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Large-print floor plans
Braille/tactile floor plans
Large-print brochures
Large-print exhibition labels
Braille brochures
Audio guides
Audio guides that are T-coil compatible and have volume control
Neck loops and headsets
Audio guides featuring recorded verbal descriptions
Portable FM system (headsets and neck loops)/other amplification devices
Audio guides that can be accessed via cell phone
Audio guide transcripts
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: 
FM system
Infrared system
Induction loop assistive listening system
Qualified ASL interpretation is available upon request
Video Installations: 
Videos without sound are labeled “no sound.”
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: 
http://moma.org/learn/disabilities/index
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: 
accessprograms@moma.org