Access Services

The Whitney invites visitors to experience the richness and complexity of American art in an inclusive, welcoming environment.

See also: Access Programs

Learn more公益福彩app about Access Programs for People with Disabilities.


Wheelchair Access

Getting Here
Download a map of the area surrounding the Museum, highlighting accessible pathways from public transportation, parking facilities, and the High Line.

Access-a-Ride
The New York City MTA offers drop-off and pick-up service from the Whitney Museum on the corner of Washington and Gansevoort Street.

Entrance
The accessible path to the Whitney’s main entrance at 99 Gansevoort Street runs from Washington Street along the south side of the building, past the Museum's restaurant on the ground floor. The staff entrance at 555 West Street is also accessible.

*Due to ongoing construction, some streets and sidewalks may not be accessible。

Galleries
All levels of the Museum are accessible by elevator. Doorways to outdoor terraces are equipped with automatic openers.

Restrooms
Accessible restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, 5, 7, and 8. Single user/all gender restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, 5, and 8.

Wheelchair Availability
Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis at the admissions desk on Floor 1 or at the coat check.


Large Print

Large print versions of exhibition wall labels are available in the Museum galleries or at the admissions desk on Floor 1。 Please ask a volunteer or member of the Museum staff for assistance。

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome at the Whitney.

Active Military and Veterans

The Museum offers complimentary admission to active members and veterans of the United States military with valid identification, and to military families with dependent cards。 Tickets are available at the general admission desk。


Assistive Listening Systems

On Floor 1
Service locations at the admissions desk and membership desk are equipped with induction hearing loops that transmit sound directly to hearing aids equipped with a T-coil.

In the Hess Theater, Floor 3
公益福彩appThe Hess Theater is equipped with an induction hearing loop and infrared assistive listening system.  Please switch your hearing aid to “T” or request a receiver from a member of the Museum staff.

In the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center, Floor 3
公益福彩appThe Hearst Artspace and the Seminar Room are equipped with induction hearing loops and infrared assistive listening systems. Please switch your hearing aid to “T” or request a receiver from a member of the Museum staff.

In the Galleries
The Kaufman Gallery (Floor 5) is equipped with an induction hearing loop. To use, please switch your hearing aid to “T.”

For Tours
FM assistive listening devices with headsets or neck loops are available for public and private gallery tours and public programs. You may request receivers for tours at the Mobile Guide counter at the admissions desk on Floor 1.


ASL Mobile Guide Tour

This engaging video tour explores iconic highlights from the Whitney’s collection in American Sign Language with closed captioning. The Mobile Guide is available at the admissions desk on Floor 1 and is free for visitors with disabilities.

Transcripts

Transcripts are available for audio and video works with sound in the Access section of the Mobile Guide. You may also request transcripts in regular or large print from Whitney volunteers stationed in the galleries, or at the admissions desk on Floor 1.


Services Available
By Request

American Sign Language Interpretation

ASL-English interpretation is available free of charge for daily exhibition tours and public programs by request with two weeks advance notice. To place a request, please contact us at accessfeedback@24c64n-sop.com 公益福彩appor (212) 671–1823 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

Braille

Please email accessfeedback@24c64n-sop.com or call (212) 671–1823 to request English language publications in Braille. Please provide two weeks advance notice for Braille requests.

Real Time Captioning

Real-time captioning is available for public programs and events upon request with three weeks advance notice. Please be advised that this accommodation is contingent upon the availability of captioners. To place a request, please contact us at accessfeedback@24c64n-sop.com or (212) 671–1823 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.

Verbal Description

Verbal Description is available for public programs and events upon request with three weeks advance notice. Please be advised that this accommodation is contingent upon the availability of describers. To place a request, please contact us at accessfeedback@24c64n-sop.com or (212) 671–1823 (voice). Relay and voice calls welcome.


Contact Us

If you have access-related questions or feedback about your visit to the Whitney, please contact us at accessfeedback@24c64n-sop.com, or (212) 671–1823. 

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