Accessibility | Crocker Art Museum


The Museum is architecturally barrier-free, and there are three elevators that service the three levels of the Museum. Accessible restrooms and drinking fountains are located on each level of the Museum. The Crocker welcomes working service animals that are necessary to assist patrons with disabilities. Service animals must be under control by their handler at all times.

Wheelchairs, strollers, and gallery stools are available at no charge during your visit on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire about this service at the Museum’s admission desk. Changing stations are located in the men’s, women’s and family restrooms on all three floors.

View the Crocker Floor Plan Map

Multilingual Services

Docent-guided tours in a limited number of languages are available. Check the calendar for regularly scheduled tours or reach out at least four weeks in advance to inquire about additional tour scheduling. Email

The California Relay Service for Spanish-language phone calls is available by calling (800) 854-7784. The Tips for Tots brochure and Story Trail book are available in Spanish.

Download the Art Access Application (pdf)

Download the Crocker Floor Plan Map (pdf)

The Crocker is committed to reducing barriers and increasing accessibility to the Museum and art experiences.

Services for those with hearing loss, low vision, or limited mobility

Hearing loss

American Sign Language interpretation for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing can be provided by certified interpreters for any public program at the Crocker, including docent-guided tours. Please request interpreters at least three weeks in advance. Email

Assistive listening devices are available for use at lectures and performances in the Setzer Foundation Auditorium. Please inquire about this service at the Museum admission desk

Captioning services may be available if requested at least two weeks in advance. Email

Low vision

For visitors who are blind or have low vision, Sensory Engagement Tours use scents, sounds, and tactile materials to engage with artworks. A selection of original artworks can also be experienced through touch. Following the tour of the galleries, visitors can try their own hand at material exploration in our studio spaces and enjoy a docent-facilitated discussion about the art they experienced. Sensory engagement tours are free but must be scheduled in advance. Email

On the Spectrum

For parents and guardians of individuals on the spectrum, social narratives about visiting the Museum are available for checkout at the Museum’s admission desk.

Noise Reduction Earmuffs for use during museum visits are available to checkout at the Museum’s admission desk.

Social Story This narrative tool is designed to help children on the autism spectrum, or anyone who may find it useful, prepare for a visit to the Crocker with their families or caregivers


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