Visitors with Disabilities/Special Needs
The Seattle Art Museum's facilities are wheelchair accessible. The following are our services to assist disabled visitors.
Drop-Off Area and Parking
Wheelchairs are available through the coat check at the First Avenue entrance. A piece of identification must be left at security for wheelchair loan. There are no advance reservations.
Infrared hearing devices are available for programs in the Plestcheff Auditorium and Nordstrom Lecture Hall. Please contact a SAM employee at the Admissions Desk for more information prior to the start of the event.
The museum has a TTY (Text Telephone) for outgoing and incoming calls. The downtown TTY number is 206.344.5267 and is located at coat check on the First Floor.
Hearing-Impaired Services for Public Tours
Sign-language is available for all public tours upon request with two weeks' notice. Please call 206.344.5267 (TTY) or 206.654.3123 (voice) for more information.
Printed copies of the current audio tour will be available at the admissions desk.
Magnifiers for use in the galleries, Educational Resource Rooms, and library are available at the First Avenue Coat Check. A piece of identification must be left for magnifier loan.
Plestcheff Auditorium and Nordstrom Lecture Hall
Wheelchair seating is available.