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

Breaking News: Alexander Hamilton

Drawing on historical newspapers from the collection of Antonia M. Chambers, this exhibition highlights important life events and accomplishments of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

Greetings from Washington

This exhibition examines postcards relating to D.C., from their golden age at the turn of the twentieth century through the vintage glamour of mid-century graphics and beyond.

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.

Detail of artwork by Vernal Bogren Swift

Selections from The Textile Museum Collections

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

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.