Accessibility

The Delaware Art Museum welcomes visitors with disabilities. We are committed to providing accessible programs, events, and services. For more information, please call 302.571.9590.

Parking

Designated parking spots for visitors with disability placards are available by the main entrance, near the Studio Wing, and in parking lots A and B. These spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Accessible Entrances

The Museum has multiple entrances that are wheelchair accessible. The South Side entrance has an access ramp and the North Side entrance is a flat, paved terrace. The Fusco Grand Hall, North and South Side entrances and the Studio Wing entrance have automated doors. Visitors can also be dropped off at the North Side entrance. These entrances can be viewed on the Gallery Map.

Wheelchairs and Stools

The Museum has three wheelchairs as well as folding stools available to visitors at no cost. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to use a wheelchair or folding stool, please speak to a Museum Associate when purchasing admission. For more information, please call 302.571.9590 or 866.232.3714.

Personal Care Attendants

The personal care attendants of visitors with disabilities are admitted to the Museum free of charge. To purchase a complimentary ticket, please visit the Visitor Service Desk upon arrival or call 302.571.9590 or 866.232.3714.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome at the Museum. Visitors with service animals are encouraged to check in at the Visitor Service Desk upon arrival.

Audio Guides

Audio guides are available for select exhibitions on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call 302.571.9590 or 866.232.3714.

Group Tours

Group tours of the Museum for visitors with disabilities can be arranged. Please contact Erica Holmes, Learning & Engagement Assistant, at eholmes@delart.org, 302.351.85499 or 866.232.3714.

Restrooms and Water Fountains

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on all floors of the Museum. The water fountains located on the first and lower floors are wheelchair accessible. Accessible restrooms and water fountains are displayed on the Gallery Map.

Galleries

Galleries 1–17 in the Museum are wheelchair accessible and include benches. Galleries are also accessible via two elevators, which are displayed on the Gallery Map. Elevators push buttons feature braille buttons.

Seating

Seating is available in the main lobby, East Court, and in all galleries. Benches are located throughout the Copeland Sculpture Garden.

Copeland Sculpture Garden

The Copeland Sculpture Garden is accessible from the paved pathway. There is also a paved pathway from the Garden to the labyrinth in the Anthony N. Fusco reservoir. However, the labyrinth is not wheelchair accessible. For detailed information, view the Copeland Sculpture Garden Map and Visitor Guide.

Thronson Café

The Thronson Café is wheelchair accessible and features low-top tables.