Accessiblity

Accessibility

The Indiana State Museum provides reasonable modifications to ensure it does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services or activities.

Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to the ADA Coordinator:

Tom Jennings
650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317.650.9584

TDD: 317.234.2447
Email: tjennings@indianamuseum.org

Website

Indianamuseum.org meets WCAG 2.0 standards.
For questions or concerns, send an email to museumcommunication@indianamuseum.org.



Mobility

Accessible parking is available in the White River State Park underground parking garage. This location offers ADA compliant parking designated spaces with signage on both levels. For raised roof vans, the upper level of the garage can accommodate a height of 8 feet, and 7 feet on the lower level.

Curb cuts are located at the corners near and surrounding sidewalks leading to the Indiana State Museum.

Manual wheelchairs of varying size are available free of charge at the Information Desk on Level 1 of the museum.

Elevators to all levels of the museum and IMAX® Theater are ADA compliant.

There are ADA compliant restrooms on all levels with a family restroom located on Level 3.

Power doors are located at all museum public entrances.


Hearing

The Indiana State Museum offers a variety of programs with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation available upon request with a 48-hour notice. For more information, please contact the museum at TDD 317.234. 2447.

ASL interpretation is available upon request for docent-led tours with a 48 hour notice. For more information, please contact the museum at TDD 317.234. 2447.

All in-gallery videos are open captioned.

Assistive Listening Devices and T-Coil devices are available on a first-come, first-served basis for programs in the Dean and Barbara White Auditorium. To obtain a headset, please consult a guest services assistant or program specialist. Assistive Listening Devices are available free of charge.

Assistive Listening Devices and T-Coil devices are available for programs in the Frank and Judy O’Bannon Great Hall with a 48-hour notice. For more information, please contact the museum at TDD 317.234. 2447.

For private events at the Indiana State Museum, please contact Facility Rentals with a 48-hour notice at 317.232.1637.



Vision

Service animals are welcome.

Braille signage is in accordance with ADA requirements in areas such as elevators, restrooms and entrances.

Audio playback units are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis and are located at the ticket counter.

Taking into consideration the sensitive nature of artifacts, some displays are tactile.



Families

A Family Restroom is available on Level 3.
For more information, please contact the museum at 317.232.1637.



General Amenities

Parking is $5 when visiting the museum and free when attending an IMAX® film.

Coat check is available free of charge on Level 1 at the Information Desk.

Accessible drinking fountains are located throughout the museum on each level.

For information about the First Aid Room, inquire with a gallery host or front desk staff member.

Bicycle racks are available at the Washington Street and Canal entrances.