Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


We strive to make the Asian Art Museum accessible and welcoming to all.

  • Wheelchair Access
    • A white zone for visitor drop-off/pick-up is located on Larkin Street in front of the museum entrance.
    • An accessible parking spot can be found on Larkin Street.
    • All museum entrances are accessible to people using wheeled devices and those who prefer to avoid stairs.
    • Wheelchairs are available at the information desk on a first come, first served basis. Wheelchairs will be cleaned and sanitized after each use.
    • All levels of the museum are accessible by elevator.
  • Guide and Service Animals

    Trained guide and service animals are welcome at the Asian Art Museum.

  • Guest Admission

    Admission is free for one person accompanying a visitor with special needs.

  • Wayfinding

    Way-finding signs with universal symbols are located throughout the museum.

  • Large-Print Labels

    Large-print labels are provided in special exhibition galleries. Please note that many areas feature low lighting to protect the artworks. Informational collection gallery cards can be downloaded or viewed online.

  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation

    Accommodations such as ASL interpreters are available upon request. Please contact us at 415.581.3531 or [email protected], at least two weeks in advance of your visit. In your message, please note the date and time for which you are requesting an accommodation. An ASL tour of the museum’s masterpieces and collection highlights is also available on the Asian Art Museum app and YouTube channel.

  • Complimentary Mobile Guides

    Blind, low-vision, deaf, and hearing-impaired visitors may borrow complimentary iPods with self-guided audio tours, audio descriptions, and an American Sign Language (ASL) tour of the museum’s collection from the information desk. All devices will be cleaned and sanitized after each use. Audio tours are available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, and French. If you would like to access this content on a personal mobile device, we encourage you to download the Asian Art Museum app before your visit.

  • Audio Tour Transcripts

    Request transcripts of audio tours at the information desk. Transcripts are available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, and French. Transcripts are also available on the Asian Art Museum app.

  • Open Captioning for Videos

    Most videos with spoken words (excluding music lyrics and works of art) have open captioning in English.

  • Take-a-Seat Stools

    Take-a-seat stools, sanitized after each use, are available at the information desk.

  • Accessible Restrooms

    Wheelchair-accessible restrooms with changing tables are located on every level. Please refer to the visitor map or inquire at the information desk for locations.

  • Gender Neutral Restrooms

    Two universal (gender-neutral and barrier-free) restrooms are located behind the cafe on the ground floor.

For more information, please contact the ADA coordinator at 415.581.3598 or guest experience at 415.581.3531.

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