Tacoma Art Museum provides opportunities for people with disabilities to connect to the world of art through a variety of accessible features. If you require accommodations, please contact us before your visit, as we may require advance notice to provide certain accommodations.
The Tacoma Art Museum strives to provide an enriching experience for all visitors. The information below provides a general overview of accessibility options available at the Museum. We encourage you to contact us for specific questions or needs. Please email us at Info@TacomaArtMuseum.org or call 253-272-4258 for further details regarding accessibility and accommodations.
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Accessible Parking Spaces
Accessible parking spaces for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits are located closest to the elevator in the parking lot behind Tacoma Art Museum. These designated spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Hood Street parking area. The parking lot is ADA-accessible; its elevator operates between the parking lot level and the main Museum lobby, and is accessible via the parking elevator lobby.
Pacific Avenue Entrance
An automated barrier-free entrance leading to the lobby is located along Pacific Avenue. A vehicle drop-off area is located adjacent to the Museum’s main Pacific Avenue entrance.
Courtesy wheelchairs are available free of charge upon request at the Front Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tacoma Art Museum’s galleries are connected by a central ramp that allows full access to the first and second floors, with all floors connected by elevator.
All restrooms include an accessible stall as well as baby-changing facilities. Accessible restrooms and stalls are available on the first and third floors of the Museum. Single-stall family restrooms are available in our restroom locations off the first floor lobby.
Additional accommodations can be made with two weeks’ advance notice for museum programming and group tours.
Infant Care Room
Visitors are welcome to bottle and breastfeed infants in the Infant Care Room located on the third floor of the Museum.
Visitors are welcome to bottle feed infants in all public areas of the Museum on the first and third floors. Bottle feeding is not permitted in any of the Museum gallery spaces.
For more information, e-mail Info@TacomaArtMuseum.org.