The Morris Museum is committed to making the necessary changes for better access to our art, history, science, and culture for all visitors. Our goal is to make available services and programs over time to enhance visitor experience and provide a welcoming environment.

Access-ABILITY Programs

Access-ABILITY is the Morris Museum’s pioneering program that showcases the talents of members of our community living and thriving with disabilities.

Learn more about Access-ABILITY programs.


Parking spaces for people with disabilities are the first row of spaces directly next to the Museum. From the parking area, there is a wheelchair accessible sidewalk that leads to the main Museum entrance. Parking is free for all users.

Service Animals 

Service AnimalsTrained service animals are permitted inside the Museum to assist Museum patrons.


accessibility-icon_finalThe Museum is accessible to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are available on a first come first served basis at the admission desk in the lobby.

Assistive Listening Devices

HeadphonesAssistive Listening Devices are available free of charge for our service and theatrical programs at the admission desk.

Closed Captioning

Closed CaptioningAll videos for temporary and permanent exhibits contain closed captioning.

Real Time Captioning (Open Captioning)

Real Time CaptioningOpen Captioning can be provided for theatrical main stage performances for the Bickford Theatre upon request. Requests must be made in a timely manner before any production and are conditional on the availability of captioners.

Large Print/Braille

Large PrintBrailleLarge print labels are available in most permanent exhibits. The Museum also tries to be very tactile and hands on in as many exhibits as possible.

Museum Tours and Programs 

 Touch ToursVisitors who are blind or who have low vision:

◦ Touch Tour and Audio Description Tour *
◦ Sculpture Tour
◦ Touch Galleries

Visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing:

◦ Audio Assistive Listening Devices Tour

* Touch Tours and Audio Description Tours are suspended until they can be safely conducted in compliance with government guidelines. Please send an email to [email protected] to let us know of your interests and special needs as we adapt our Access-ABiLITY programming so that we can again welcome and serve visitors of all abilities.

American Sign Language Interpretation 

Upon request given at least a two week notice by the individual for performances in the theatre, studio art class or docent tour we will provide, to the best of our ability, an American Sign Language interpreter or interpreters.

Bickford Theatre 

Real Time CaptioningHeadphonesAssistive Listening devices are also available in the Bickford Theatre