Make the Met yours! Choose from a variety of services and exciting programs that are tailored to meet the needs of visitors with disabilities. Program times, audiences, and topics vary.

Ask for the Access Information brochure and Access Calendar at Information Desks, download the Access Calendar (PDF), or call 212-650-2010 or email access@metmuseum.org.

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For Visitors with Hearing Loss

Learn about programs with assistive listening devices and real-time captioning.

For Visitors Who Are Deaf

Find out about programs in American Sign Language, with Sign Language interpretation, and with real-time captioning.

For Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted

Take part in verbal imaging and touch tours as well as art workshops for kids, teens, and adults.

For Visitors with Developmental and Learning Disabilities and Those on the Autism Spectrum

Learn about workshops that welcome kids and adults with a range of abilities and learning styles, together with family and friends.

For Visitors with Dementia and Their Care Partners

Join specially designed gallery and classroom art programs and become part of a community.

Upcoming MetAccess Events

  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Seeing Through Drawing

    Saturday, February 13, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

    Free, but reservations are required

Under 30 Learn about the Museum's commitment to making its collection, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.

Programs for Visitors with Learning and Developmental Disabilities

See information about how to schedule a Museum visit for a group of visitors with disabilities.

Contact Us

The Museum welcomes comments and suggestions about how we might continue to improve our programs for visitors with disabilities. Please call 212-650-2010, email us, or write to us at:

Access and Community Programs
Education Department
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198

Program Support

Access programs are made possible by .

Generous support also provided by the Filomen M. D'Agostino Foundation.

Additional support is provided by Estate of Doris Alperdt, Renate, Hans & Maria Hofmann Trust, Charles Bloom Foundation, Allene Reuss Memorial Trust, The Ceil & Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation, Jane B. Wachsler, The J.M. Foundation, Estate of Susan B. Rich, Estate of Isabel Bedrosian, The Murray G. and Beatrice H. Sherman Charitable Trust, and gifts in memory of Jay Budin.