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Accessibility

A group of visitors approach the High Museum entrance on a sunny spring day.

The High Museum of Art welcomes patrons with disabilities.


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For visitors with mobility impairments

Elevator access to the main Museum entrance is available from the Arts Center MARTA station and from the parking deck.

Visitors may enter through the traditional doors (on either side of the revolving doors at the main entrance). Security guards are located near the entrance for visitors seeking assistance.

Designated parking spaces for vehicles with a disability permit are available in the parking deck. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We can also accommodate vans and buses.

Manual wheelchairs are available for use at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring a valid I.D. to the front security desk to check out a wheelchair. Power wheelchairs and motorized scooters are allowed in the building. The Museum’s galleries, cafe, and store are wheelchair accessible. All floors are accessible by elevator.

All of our restrooms include at least one wheelchair accessible stall as well as baby-changing facilities. Single-stall family restrooms are available in most of our restroom locations. See our maps (including a text-only version) for restroom locations.

Seating is available on every floor of the galleries.


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For visitors who are deaf or hearing impaired

Assistive listening devices are available for programs that take place in the Hill Auditorium. These devices are complimentary and can be checked out at the entrance of the Auditorium.

All Museum-produced videos in the galleries have captioning. Audio tour scripts are available by request (contact Nicole Cromartie at nicole.cromartie@high.org).


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For visitors with visual impairments

Audio tours of select special exhibitions are available for free in the main lobby.

text-only map is available online and may be printed.


For visitors with Autism spectrum disorders or sensory sensitivities

A Sensory Room equipped with fidgets, crash pad, noise-canceling headphones, and other activities is available on Second Sundays in the Orange Workshop in the Stent Family Wing. Individuals and families are welcome to use the Sensory Room free of charge.

An illustrated introduction to the museum is available in English and Spanish to help prepare you for your visit.


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Service Animals

Service animals for visitors with disabilities are welcome at the High Museum and must be appropriately controlled at all times. Service animals may be toileted on Arts Center Way or 16th Street, and the handler must clean up after the service animal.


Accessible Programs

Musing Together tours are available for visitors with memory loss. Contact Suzette Binford, Programs Director, from the Georgia Alzheimer’s Association at sbinford@alz.org to reserve a spot. Tours are the first and fourth Wednesday of every month.

All talks and lectures are ASL interpreted.

If you require accommodation for any program, please contact Nicole Cromartie at nicole.cromartie@high.org. For school programs, contact Meghan McFerrin at meghan.mcferrin@high.org.