Visitors with Special Needs

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Overview

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, and services accessible to everyone, including those with special needs. If you experience a problem in this regard, please contact Maureen Rolla, ADA Coordinator, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 412.622.3228, rollam@carnegiemuseums.org

Click here to read the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Notification/Resolution Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Parking

Accessible parking spaces are available in our parking garage entered at the corner of Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street.

Entrances

The museum is accessible to people using wheelchairs and those who need to avoid using stairs. Power assist doors are located at the museum’s main entrances at the front of the building on Forbes Avenue and at the rear of the building via the parking garage, and at the Portal Entry.

Wheelchairs

Standard, manual wheel chairs are available free of charge at museum coat rooms on first come, first served basis. We also welcome your personal manual or motorized wheelchairs, walkers, or scooters. The museum’s dining areas, gift shops, and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.
 

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome throughout the building.

Programs

In The Moment is the museum’s award-winning gallery tour program for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Call Program Registration (412.622.3288) for information about In The Moment tours for groups from residential facilities or to register for monthly programs for individuals.

Audio guides to the collection are available free of charge at admissions desks. Most entries are also available on your personal cell phone; your regular cell rates apply.

American Sign Language interpretation is provided for drop-in gallery tours at 1:30 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month. To request ASL interpretation for other programs, please call Group Visits (412.622.3288) at least 2 weeks in advance.