Accessibility

Photo of students walking by the muesum

The museum works with GW's Disability Support Services to ensure its exhibitions, programs, and services are accessible to all audiences.

Parking

Designated spaces for visitors with disabilities are available in the university garages nearby. See Getting Here for garage locations, rates, and hours. 

Wheelchair Accessibility

All museum facilities and galleries are fully wheelchair accessible. The front entrance is accessible via the outdoor ramp, and all floors can be reached by elevator.

Sign Language Interpretation

Sign language interpretation is available for museum programs and tours with two weeks notice. Please email the Education Department to arrange this service.

On View

Best Laid Plans: Designs for a Capital City

This exhibition examines unrealized designs for the Washington Monument, Memorial Bridge, and other structures around the city, through historical prints and paintings from the collection.

Songs of the Civil War

This exhibition showcases historical sheet music that provided the soundtrack to a nation divided by war.

Detail of Peruvian tunic

Selections from The Textile Museum Collection

You can always find a rotating selection of objects from The Textile Museum Collection on view in the museum's lower-level galleries, including many objects that have rarely or never before been displayed.

Treasures from the Albert H. Small Collection

A selection of maps, letters, prints, and artifacts on display from the museum’s Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection includes recent acquisitions and rare treasures.

Textiles 101

Interactive displays allow you to enter the mind of an artist to explore fiber, structure, color, and the creative choices that influence textile design.