Accessibility

Accessibility in the museum

Accessibility

All public areas of the museum are accessible to wheelchairs; the historic houses are not. Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House offers limited wheelchair accessibility. A representative at the information desk will be happy to discuss accessible routes and amenities. Please contact our Guest Services Department for additional information at 978-542-1644.

Wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are located throughout the museum. Private family bathrooms are available on the first floor.

You are welcome to borrow wheelchairs (standard and wide), strollers and rollators from the coatroom (available on a first-come, first-served basis).

Service Animals
Service animals are welcome in the museum.

Parking
Accessible parking is available in the paid garage on New Liberty Street, across from the National Park Service Visitor Center.

Entrance
The New Liberty Street and Charter Street entrances are available for wheelchair drop-offs. All street-level doors can be operated with a push button.

Public Programs and Interpretation
A Braille informational brochure and audio stop sheet for Yin Yu Tang, A Chinese House, and a Braille brochure about the museum's history are available at the information desk.

Wheelchair seating and assistive listening devices are available for public programs in Morse Auditorium.

Requests for an ASL interpreter should be made at least two weeks before your visit.

Large-print transcripts of guides to select exhibitions and Yin Yu Tang, A Chinese House are available at the information desk.

For more information, please call 978-745-9500, ext. 3144.