Hard of Hearing or Deaf
Infrared assistive listening devices (headsets and neck loops) are available upon request in the following locations:
- LeFrak IMAX® Theater
- Kaufmann and Linder Theaters
- Hayden Planetarium Space Theater
- Big Bang Theater
Rear Window captioning (RWC) is available in the LeFrak IMAX Theater for most films. Please see the theater attendant for a panel.
Open captioning is provided in most exhibit theaters throughout the Museum.
For additional information on accessibility at the Museum please call 212-769-5250 or email .
Experience informative, entertaining and inspiring presentations of permanent and special exhibitions for both deaf and hearing audiences with simultaneous signed and spoken tours.
Tours are led by Museum guide and professor Gabriel Grayson, American Sign Language interpreter and chair of the Department of Sign Language at The New School for General Studies.
FREE with Museum admission
All tours meet in Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda, second floor