We are committed to offering inclusive, meaningful experiences for all ages and abilities.

We provide a variety of accommodations, resources, and public programs to make your experience more accessible. To plan your visit, request accommodations for a public program, or share feedback on how we can make the Kimbell more accommodating, contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 351, or email us.

 

The Kimbell offers services for those with limited mobility, low vision, and hearing loss.

The Kimbell provides services for those with limited mobility, low vision, and hearing loss. Offerings include wheelchairs, transportation between buildings, large-print labels, American Sign Language, audio descriptions, hearing loops, braille, closed captioning, and audio guides.

Wheelchairs and mobility

Most areas of the Kimbell’s campus are accessible to wheelchairs and people with limited mobility. We’re happy to answer any questions in order to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Call 817-332-8451 and press 0 to speak with a museum representative during museum hours.

The east entrance to the Kahn Building on Van Cliburn Way has accessible ramps on either side of the doors. Please note that the Kahn Building’s west entrance is not wheelchair accessible. The entrance to the Piano Pavilion is accessible through the Kimbell underground garage and from the group drop-off on Camp Bowie Boulevard. Accessible parking spaces are available in all of our garages and lots.

If you would like assistance in traveling from one building to the other, visit Kahn Building Information or Piano Pavilion Information to request transport between the two buildings in our special assistance vehicle. We offer a limited number of wheelchairs to borrow for free at the parcel checks of both buildings. You are also welcome to use personal wheelchairs, walkers, mobility scooters, and other aids throughout our campus. 

Gallery Seating

Benches are available in most galleries throughout the museum. Borrow a foldable stool for free at Kahn Building Information, Piano Pavilion Information, or the parcel check in either building.

Service Animals

We welcome service animals at the Kimbell.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located on the lower level of the Kahn Building and on both the upper and lower levels of the Piano Pavilion. Family restrooms are located on the upper level of the Piano Pavilion.

All restrooms contain wheelchair-accessible stalls.

Closed captioning

Closed captioning for films screened in the Kahn and Piano auditoriums is generally available upon request.

Assistive listening devices

FM assistive listening devices and T-coil-compatible neck loops are available in the Kahn and Pavilion auditoriums for use during lectures and films. Acoustiguide audio tours are T-coil compatible. FM assistive listening devices are also available for gallery tours and public programs.

Ask about borrowing a device for free at Kahn Building Information or Piano Pavilion Information.

CART captioning

CART real-time captioning for lectures and symposia is available by request with at least three weeks advance notice.

Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 713, or email us to request CART captioning.

American Sign Language

American Sign Language interpreters are available for tours and public programs by request. Please allow for at least three weeks advance notice.

Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 713, or email us to request an interpreter.

Braille

Braille versions of some printed materials, including brochures, are available at Kahn Building Information and Piano Pavilion Information.

Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 713, or email us to request additional materials.

Large print

Special exhibition wall text is available in large print. Pick up a large-print booklet near the exhibition’s entrance.

Download the free Kimbell Art Museum app to access wall text for the museum’s collection. On the Kimbell app, you can increase or decrease the text size to fit your needs. Borrow the app for free from Kahn Building Information or Piano Pavilion Information, or download the app today.

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Learn more about Kimbell apps

Nursing and Infants

We invite mothers to breastfeed their babies wherever they feel comfortable. A nursing room is also available in the Piano Pavilion’s lower-level women’s restroom, located near the entrance to the Pavilion Auditorium.

Changing tables are available in the Piano Pavilion’s upper-level family restrooms as well as in the men’s and women’s restrooms on the lower level of the Kahn Building and Piano Pavilion.

Viewpoints programs

Interactive, flexible, and sensory-rich, this free program is ideal for adults with complex needs such as Alzheimer’s and/or dementia, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and persistent behavioral health disorders. Questions?  Email us or call  817-332-8451, ext. 713. 

Schedule a session at least four weeks in advance. 

Schedule a viewpoint session online.

Social Narrative

Families, adults, and school groups are invited to download a Social Narrative to prepare for their Museum visit. Hard copies are also available in the Piano Pavilion Greeter’s Room.

Independent Visit: Teens and Adults

Independent Visit: Adolescent Children

Independent Family Visit: Early Learners 

School Tour Visit