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ACCESSIBILITY
General Information
The Morris Museum of Art staff and volunteers are dedicated to increasing the
enjoyment of all of our visitors. Please feel free to ask for assistance from
anyone wearing a Morris Museum name badge.

Admission Policy
Personal care attendants or companions assisting visitors with disabilities are admitted free. Service animals are welcome throughout the museum.


GETTING TO THE MORRIS MUSEUM
Parking

Two designated parking spaces for visitors with handicapped parking ID are provided in the lot controlled by the Riverfront Center. These spaces are identified by the international symbol of access. Visitors may also be dropped off and picked up at the east entrance of the Riverfront Center, located on Tenth Street.

Entrance
Visitors are encouraged to enter the Riverfront Center through one of the two ground-level entrances. The museum galleries and library are located on the second and third floors respectively and can be reached by elevator.


GETTING AROUND THE MUSEUM
Barrier-Free Access

The Morris Museum provides barrier-free access for visitors using wheelchairs or walkers.

Visitor Guides
Visitor guides, which include a gallery floor plan, are available at the reception desk. Guides are available in large print.

Wheelchairs
Manual wheelchairs are available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis, without a fee or reservation. These wheelchairs are for use inside the museum only.


ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
Alternative Formats

Large-print visitor guides are available at the reception desk. Other museum publications, including audioguide scripts, may be requested in large print or on computer disk. The time it will take to fulfill a request will depend on the length of the text being requested and current availability.

Assistive Listening Devices
The museum's assistive listening system amplifies sound in the auditorium and galleries for visitors who are hard of hearing. Receivers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for programs in the auditorium and galleries.

Audio Tours
Audioguides are available at the reception desk. The audioguide includes audio description, for individuals with visual impairments, of selected works of art on display in the permanent collection galleries.


MUSIC PROGRAMS
Arranging Special Tours

Group reservations and guided tours are available for special-needs audiences, including audio-described gallery tours for visitors with visual impairments, through our educational department. To schedule a tour designed specifically for visitors with disabilities, two to three weeks advance notice is usually required.


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Museum Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. • Sunday: Noon–5:00 p.m. • Closed Mondays and major holidays.
Visit the Morris at 1 Tenth Street • Augusta, Georgia 30901 • p. 706-724-7501 • f. 706-724-7612

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