The Noguchi Museum

718-204-7088
9-01 33rd Road
Long Island City, NY 11106
education@noguchi.org

Location

9-01 33rd Road
11106 Long Island City , NY
United States
Phone: 718-204-7088
New York US
The Noguchi Museum
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum is devoted to the preservation, documentation, presentation, and interpretation of the work of Isamu Noguchi. The Museum, the first in America established by a living artist of his own work, contains the world’s richest holdings of Noguchi’s art. The Noguchi Museum is committed to enabling all visitors to experience the art and environment created by Isamu Noguchi. In the spirit of Noguchi’s artistic vision, education programs at The Noguchi Museum encourage exploration and discovery while honoring diversity, thereby affirming the value of each individual’s unique interpretations.

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
The Museum does not have a parking garage. However, parking is often available on the blocks around the Museum.
Main Entrance: 
The main entrance is street level.
Café / Restaurant: 
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available: 
A wheelchair may be reserved in advance for visitor use and is available free of charge at the Museum entry desk on a first come first serve basis.
Accessible Restrooms: 
All restrooms are accessible
Accessible Restroom Location: 
Restrooms are located on the first floor of the museum.
Service Animals: 
Allowed
Sitting Area Location: 
Sitting areas are located throughout the galleries and in the garden.
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information: 
The Noguchi Museum offers Sunday shuttle bus service between the Museum and Manhattan. Catch the bus at the northeast corner of Park Avenue and 70th Street (in front of the Asia Society). The return bus leaves from the entrance to The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard) and discharges passengers at Park Avenue and 70th Street. The trip takes approximately thirty minutes one-way. The Bus runs on Sundays only. Fare: $5.00 for one-way, $10.00 for round-trip. Museum admission is NOT included. Schedule: Pick-ups in Manhattan (in front of Asia Society) at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm. Return trips from The Noguchi Museum at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, and 5:00pm. The bus holds twenty-five passengers, seated on a first come, first served basis.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Portable FM system (headsets and neck loops)/other amplification devices
Staff members trained in sighted guide technique
Tours and Scheduled Programs
Description: 
The Noguchi Museum is committed to enabling all visitors to experience the art and environment created by Isamu Noguchi. Guided tours and art workshops which are carefully designed to meet the needs of particular groups are available for groups of all ages. Planned in conjunction with the visiting group's coordinator, these programs provide appropriate and accessible entry points into Noguchi’s art work using visual, verbal and tactile demonstrations and encourage participants to engage in meaningful dialogues within the Museum space. Blind or Partially Sighted Visitors The Noguchi Museum is pleased to be able to offer guided Touch Tours of select works from the permanent collection for individuals and groups by appointment. These tours are free to blind and partially sighted individuals or groups, and include explorations of original works of art, verbal description and tactile diagrams. Hard of Hearing and Deaf FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all group tours upon request. Sign language interpretation for all programs is available with 4 weeks advance notice. These services are free. Tours for Visitors with Developmental Disabilities The Noguchi Museum offers a free 60 minute gallery tour or 90 minute gallery tour and a hands-on workshop for visitors with developmental disabilities. This is available for groups of any age.
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: 
Qualified ASL interpretation is available upon request
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from: 
http://www.noguchi.org/visitor-info/tours
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: 
http://www.noguchi.org/mailing
Other Programs for Audiences with Diverse Needs: 
Visitors with cognitive disabilities and special education tours.