Museum Accessibility

Museum Accessibility

Mobility Access

The main entrance to Poster House on 23rd Street is wheelchair accessible, and an elevator services both floors.

Available at the Info Desk free of charge:
• manual wheelchairs
• lightweight foldable stools

Service animals are welcome.

Accompanying care partners receive free entry to the museum.

Nearby ADA accessible transit stations include:
ACEL 14th Street/8 Ave station
6 23rd Street station
metro 23rd Street/6th Ave M23 bus stop

Vision Access

High-contrast, large-print wall text and labels are available in advance by email and at the museum using a digital tablet. Headphones for the screen reader function are also available upon request.

Labels can be requested at the Info Desk or through access@posterhouse.org.

For a list of our monthly programming developed for those with vision loss, please see Accessible Programming.

Please note, braille handouts for Art Deco: Commercializing the Avant-Garde are available at the entrance of the exhibition and at the Info Desk.

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Sensory-Friendly Access

Earplugs are available at the Info Desk.

Fidget tools are available to borrow at the Info Desk.

Hearing Access

Assistive listening devices are available for use. Please request a receiver from the Info Desk.

Receivers are available with either earbuds or neck loops.

We have telecoil microphones at our Café, Shop, and Info Desk. Switch your hearing aid or cochlear implant to the telecoil “T” mode.

Clear masks are available upon request at the Info Desk.

Language Access

Spanish-language labels are available for our main exhibitions and can be found online at access.posterhouse.org.

Las exposiciones principales del museo cuentan con rótulos informativos de las obras en español, las cuales también pueden ser consultadas en línea en access.posterhouse.org.

Restrooms

All restrooms at Poster House are single-user and gender-neutral with changing tables. An ADA accessible bathroom is available on each floor.

Accessibility Tours

Verbal description tours and accessible tours are available upon request.

Please email access@posterhouse.org or call 914.295.2387

General Inquiries

If you have additional accessibility needs, please email access@posterhouse.org or call 914.295.2387, and we will make every effort to accommodate you.


Accessible Programming

All of our virtual programming is equipped with automated closed-captioning.

Poster House hosts monthly Vibrant Verbal Description Tours of exhibitions with our Chief Curator and educators free of charge. Please see our Events page for current accessibility offerings. Prior registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please email access@posterhouse.org or call 914.295.2387 for information or to register.