Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location
No designated wheelchair parking location
Main Entrance
No steps (no rails)
Accessible Entrance
1071 5th Avenue. The door just to the right of the revolving door is fully accessible.
Café / Restaurant
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available
Ask any security guard on the main floor to bring you a wheelchair
Children’s Backpack Carriers
Not available. Strollers are available.
Accessible Restrooms
Some restrooms are accessible
Accessible Restroom Location
Ground floor; lower level; Tower 7
Family/Unisex Restroom
Family / unisex restroom available (wheelchair accessible)
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals
Sitting Area Location
Sitting areas are located throughout the museum
Portable Chairs
Not available
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk
Large-print brochures
Audio guides
Audio guides that are T-coil compatible and have volume control
Neck loops and headsets
Audio guide transcripts
A staff member who knows American Sign Language (ASL)
Other Resources
Gallery Guides, dressed all in black with big orange or blue buttons and posted throughout the museum, are trained in Verbal Description. Museum Educators who lead the daily tours are trained in Verbal Description.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
The monthly Mind's Eye program serves visitors with low vision and blindness and who are deaf through tours, discussions and workshops conducted through Verbal Imaging, touch and ASL; rsvp is required, for more information go to Assistive listening devices are distributed to all visitors attending public tours. Public tour educators are trained in Verbal Description. Visitors/groups wishing to request particular accommodations for tours and visits must make their requests at least two weeks in advance; please call 212 360 4355 or e-mail
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
ASL Tours
Touch objects (replicas, facsimiles, props)
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
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
Our website,
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter
E-mail us at, or call us at 212 360 4355.
Welcome! The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum aims to create the most inclusive environment possible for all visitors. When you visit the museum, there is staff available to answer your questions about accessibility. Please consult the staff at the information desk, to your left as you enter the museum, or the Gallery Guides, dressed all in black with big orange and blue buttons, posted throughout the galleries.