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

Information on accessibility has been updated to reflect changes made due to social distancing protocols. To plan your visit or share feedback on how we can make the Kimbell more accommodating, contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 239, or email us.


Parking and Mobility Devices

Most areas of the Kimbell’s campus are accessible to 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.

Individuals are welcome to use personal wheelchairs, walkers, mobility scooters, and other aids throughout their visit. Wheelchairs, in limited numbers, are available for temporary use on a first-come, first-served basis; please inquire with an attendant at either building.  

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.

For those with limited mobility, we offer a special assistance vehicle to transport visitors between the two buildings. Visit the information desk for details.

In the Museum

Service Animals

We welcome service animals at the Kimbell.


Gallery Seating

Bench seating is 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.



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.


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.

Visitors who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)

Special exhibition and permanent collection audio tours are available as a free app that may be downloaded to a personal device. FM assistive listening devices (ALDs) and T-coil-compatible neck loops are available in the Kahn and Pavilion auditoriums for use during lectures and films. ALDs are also available for gallery tours and public programs. Ask about borrowing a device for free at Kahn Building Information or Piano Pavilion Information.


Closed Captioning

Closed captioning for films screened in the Kahn Building and Piano Pavilion auditoriums is provided whenever possible.


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. 239, or email us to request CART captioning.


American Sign Language

American Sign Language video remote interpreting is available for virtual programs by request. Please allow for at least three weeks advance notice.

Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 239, or email us to request an interpreter.

Visitors who are Blind or Partially Sighted


Braille versions of some printed materials, including brochures, are available at Information.

Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 239, or email us to request additional materials.


Large print

Special exhibition wall text is available in large print in this downloadable PDF [PDF]. 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.

iTunes   •    Google Play

Learn more about Kimbell apps


Descriptive Tours

Join us for flexible gallery discussions featuring rich, meditative verbal descriptions of permanent collection artworks. This free program is ideal for people who are blind or have low vision, but is open to all. Questions? Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 239, or email us to request additional materials.

Visitors who are on the Autism Spectrum

Social Narratives

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

Visitors with Complex Needs


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? Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 240, or email us to request additional materials.

Two options for participation:

Upcoming Viewpoints programs

Schedule your own Viewpoints group discussion

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