Accessibility

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art strives to create accessible spaces for visitors of all abilities. This page is designed to help you plan your trip and make your visit as easy and comfortable as possible.

For additional information prior to your visit, please call 504.539.9608, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. or email access@ogdenmuseum.org. Once in the Museum, questions about accessibility may be directed to security personnel or visitor services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the Museum's Gallery Guide

Restrooms

Both Men’s and Women’s restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.  

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome at the Ogden Museum.

Visitors with mobility needs

Getting Around the Museum

All levels of the Museum are accessible by elevator, including exhibition spaces and public facilities. 

The front entrance to the Museum, all restrooms and water fountains are wheelchair accessible. 

Benches are located throughout the Museum.

Wheelchairs

Visitors with mobility needs may use mobility devices in all areas of the Museum.  For your comfort, manual wheelchairs are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis, located at the front desk.

Visitors who are blind or have low vision 

Large-Print Materials

The Ogden provides large-print materials with at least one week’s notice. Please email access@ogdenmuseum.org with requests or for more information.

Verbal Description Services

The Ogden provides verbal description services with at least two week’s notice. Please email access@ogdenmuseum.org with requests or for more information.

Visitors with Autism or other special needs

Sensory Friendly Backpacks

Generally, the Museum is a quiet space, however Sensory Friendly Backpacks are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis, located at the front desk. Backpack contents include noise cancelling headphones and fidget spinners. 

Visitors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia 

The Ogden Museum Education Department offers docent-led tours tailored to groups with dementia and their care partners. For more information or to book a tour, please email education@ogdenmuseum.org or call Ellen Balkin, Director of Education, at (504) 539-9608.