Art Access

Free admission is available to groups whose mission is to provide quality education and community experiences to adults or children who would otherwise be unable to afford admission.

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.

Services for those who are deaf or those with hearing loss:

  • American Sign Language interpretation for visitors who are hearing impaired 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 education@crockerart.org.
  • Assistive listening devices are available for use at lectures and performances in the Setzer Foundation Auditorium. Please inquire about this service at the Admission Desk.
  • Captioning services may be available if requested at least two weeks in advance. Email education@crockerart.org.

Services for those who are blind or have low vision
Touch tours enable blind or low-vision visitors to experience a selection of original artworks through touch. Tactile opportunities can also be provided and include samples of various art media and tools that can be touched by visitors. Touch tours are free but must be scheduled in advance. Call (916) 808-1182.

Services for those with limited mobility
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.

Multilingual Services

  • Docent-guided tours in a limited number of languages are available with at least 4 week’s advance registration. Call (916) 808-1182.
  • The California Relay Service for Spanish-language phone calls is available by calling 1-800-854-7784.
  • The Tips for Tots brochure and Story Trail book are available in Spanish.

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.

Services for parents and guardians of children

  • Social Narratives about visiting the Museum for children on the autism spectrum are available to download on our website and for checkout at the Museum’s admission desk.
  • Special bags with museum-friendly fidgets and sensory toys for use during museum visits are available to checkout at the Museum’s admission desk.
  • Strollers 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.
  • Baby changing stations are located in the women’s, men’s, and family restrooms on all three floors.
  • A quiet space for nursing is usually available in the first floor Arts Education Resource Room.

Download the Art Access Application (pdf)

Download the Crocker Floor Plan Map (pdf)

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