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Information for Visitors
Who Are Blind
or Partially Sighted

Large Print

Large print labels and brochures for some exhibitions are available at the Access Services Desk in the Museum lobby.

Braille

Please contact us at accessfeedback@whitney.org or
(212) 570-7789 to request publications in Braille.

verbal description and touch tours

Whitney verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or partially sighted and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety minute tours are free-of-charge and are offered monthly on Friday mornings before the Museum opens to the general public. Private tours are also available by request with three weeks advance notice.

To learn about upcoming programs or request a tour, please contact accessfeedback@whitney.org or (212) 570-7789. 

Verbal description and touch tour participants on a tour of Charles LeDray: workworkworkworkwork.

Verbal description and touch tour participants on a tour of Charles LeDray: workworkworkworkwork, 2011. Photograph by Danielle Linzer.

Accessible Public Transportation

Metropolitan Transit Authority buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts. The M1, M2, M3, and M4 buses stop on Madison Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets going uptown, and on Fifth Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets going downtown. For more information about public transit accessibility, please visit mta.info.

Directions to the Museum