The Amon Carter is committed to helping all visitors enjoy its exhibitions of American art through accessible facilities and programs.


wheelchair.gif There is a designated barrier-free entrance near accessible parking for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits. Both the entrance and parking locations are on Lancaster Avenue, on the museum’s south side. This parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


access_0000_activewheelchair.jpgWheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis; simply ask any museum Gallery Attendant or Visitor Services Representative. All floors are accessible by elevator. The Amon Carter is also equipped with accessible restrooms, drinking fountains, and public telephones.

Access Programs

The museum offers numerous programs and opportunities designed for visitors with special needs. Contact the museum's education department to find out more or to schedule your visit at 817.989.5013 or

Assistive Listening Devices

access_0001_assistivelistening.jpgComplimentary assistive listening devices are available for use during public programs or guided tours. Ask the manager of the program you are attending for help with these devices.

Large Print Labels

access_0002_largeprint.jpgBooklets with large print labels for all works of art on view are located in holders on the gallery walls. Please use the booklets in the galleries and return them to the holders when you are finished.

Tactile Tool Kits

Tactile tool kits containing raised line drawings of select paintings in the permanent collection, visual descriptions in braille and large print, and additional sensory objects are available for visitors with low or no vision and other accessibility needs. Please reserve in advance by emailing or calling. 817.989.5030. These are also used during the program Close Encounters. Check the calendar for details.