What
  • All Things to Do
  • Blindness and Low Vision
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Lodging - COMING SOON
  • Low Sensory
  • Mobility Level
  • Restaurant - COMING SOON
Where

The massive Denver Art Museum houses a diverse art collection, which includes Asia, American Indian, African, European, and Oceanic Art, as well as pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial works.

Additional Details

  • Activity Level:Adventures on Wheels, Mild Activity, Moderate Activity, Strenuous Activity
  • Vision/Hearing:Blind/ Low Vision Amenities, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Amenities, Low Sensory Amenities
  • Exploryst Approved:No
  • Thing to Do Category:Museum
  • Pricing:Free, $$ ($11-50)
  • Stairs/Elevators:Elevators/NoStairs
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  • Restrooms:Standard, Wheelchair Accessible (ADA Standard), Family Restroom, Child Changing Table
  • Parking:On Street, Parking lot (with Accessible Parking Spots), Van Accessible
  • Other Mobility Aspects:Stroller-Friendly, Service Animals, Seating Available, Rental Equipment Available
  • Child Friendly:Yes
Q Accessibility FAQ 1 - Low Vision/Blind

Large Print & Braille exhibition booklets. Tactile Tables programs.
To complement our bimonthly programming for visitors with visual impairments, we also began developing installed tactile components for independent use during museum hours. Our first installed tactile, in the Thread Studio on Level 6 of the North Building, highlights the process of creating silk; the next features pre-Columbian objects and will be installed in the coming months on Level 5 of the North Building.

Q Accessibility FAQ 2 - Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces are available on 13th Avenue south of Broadway Street (in front of the Denver Public Library) and on the second level of the Cultural Center Complex Garage on 12th Avenue and Broadway. Enter the garage from 12th and follow the signs to the northwest corner elevators.

Q Accessibility FAQ 3 - Deaf/Hard of Hearing

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and CART captioning are available free of charge for any museum program or event with five business days' notice. To make a request, please email access@denverartmuseum.org.

Captioning, Audio Tours and Audio Transcripts:

Open captions or transcripts are available in English and Spanish for all exhibition videos.

Assisted listening devices:

Select special exhibitions have accompanying audio tours. Printed transcripts of these audio tours are near the exhibition entrance and available in Spanish and English. Please ask a Gallery Attendant for assistance.

Q Accessibility FAQ 4 - Blind/Low Vision

Online Exhibition Guides:

Browsable online site with high quality images of artworks (with descriptive alt text) and all explanatory exhibition text included. Available in Spanish and English. Accessible by computer, smart phone or tablet. A few printed copies are available outside the special exhibition entrance. Please ask a Gallery Attendant for assistance.

Q Accessibility FAQ 5 - Spanish Exhibition Guides

Browsable online site with high quality images of artworks (with descriptive alt text) and all explanatory exhibition text included. Available in Spanish and English. Accessible by computer, smart phone or tablet. A few printed copies are available outside the special exhibition entrance. Please ask a Gallery Attendant for assistance.

Q Accessibility FAQ 6 - Neuro-Diverse

Low-Sensory Mornings: Quarterly event for adults and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating museum visit.

Social Stories:

Social stories are visual and written guides describing various social interactions, situations, behaviors, skills, or concepts. Social stories can be helpful for families with children with autism and sensory processing differences, first-time visitors, and others who prefer to prepare for new environments and situations.

Download a PDF version of My Visit to the Denver Art Museum in English and in Spanish.

S.P.A.R.K Explorer Packs:

Sensory Processing and Autism Resource Kit (S.P.A.R.K.) Explorer Pack are designed for "on-the-go" sensory needs of students. Designed and created by the Autism Community Store, these packs includes a wiggle seat, noise-reducing headphones, fidget keychains, a bright fan, a visor, and a unique art-themed Seek & Find Weighted Lap Pad. Contact us at access@denverartmuseum.org to reserve one for your upcoming visit.

Q Accessibility FAQ 7 - Custom Access Tours

We provide adaptable and customizable tours to meet the needs of many different visitors and learning styles.

Q Accessibility FAQ 8 - Rentals

We have strollers or wheelchairs to borrow for your visit. Please ask a staff member for assistance.

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