Salvador Dalí Museum, Inc.

Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessibility

We want everyone to enjoy their visit to The Dalí.

For Visitors on the Autism Spectrum
We have an experience book to help plan your visit. Read or download it now.
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For Visitors Needing ADA Accessible Parking 
The Museum offers 9 designated accessible parking spaces in the lot adjacent to the Museum, available on a first come, first served basis. Entrance to the parking lot is available off Dalí Blvd. A drop-off and loading zone is located adjacent to the parking lot and the Museum for visitors needing assistance.

The primary ADA accessible entrance to the Museum is located on the west side of the building, facing the parking area. Follow accessibility signage for entrance to the Museum. Ramps are available on the West side of the building from the accessibility drop-off/loading area marked in blue.

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For Visitors with Mobility Needs
The Museum offers a limited number of wheelchairs for public use within the building. Visitors wishing to use a courtesy wheelchair can make a request at the App/Information Station located at the base of the spiral stairway. The courtesy wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations for wheelchairs are not available at this time.

The Museum’s galleries and the Will Raymund Theater are manual and electric mobility device accessible. Accessible doors are available at both the main entrance to the Museum and the entrance to the Avant Garden.

Tours require light walking with periods of rest and are wheelchair accessible.

Public Transportation Access 
The Museum can be accessed via the PSTA Downtown Looper system, with a stop on the East Side of the Museum building. The Looper ($.50 per adult ride) is available Monday through Sunday 10am to 5pm. The Downtown Looper times are approximately 4, 19, 34 and 49 minutes past the hour (subject to change without notice). For more information, please visit www.psta.net/media/1007/downtown-looper.pdf.

For Families
Manual push strollers are allowed in the Museum. Family restrooms are located on the on ground and top floors. Changing tables are available in these restrooms. The Museum allows breastfeeding and bottle-feeding in all spaces. While The Dali does not provide any dedicated spaces for feeding, we suggest the Avant-garden, the Root Contemplation Room, and the Stavros Education Center.

For Visitors with Auditory Needs
Closed captioning is provided in the Will Raymund Theater for the Museum’s “An Unparalleled Collection” and “Surrealism: The Big Idea” films.

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Free audio content can be accessed by downloading the Dalí Museum App. Audio descriptions of selected artworks are available within the app. A selection of these audio descriptions are available in five additional languages: French, German Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. App tours are also available in a variety of sizes. Printed large print booklets of tours are also available at the App/Information Station located at the base of the spiral stairway.

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The Museum also offers a limited supply of courtesy Induction Neck loops (standard 3.5mm connection) for use with personal hearing aids that have a t-coil switch, headphones, or adaptive devices.

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation can be requested (727-623-4706) two weeks in advance of your visit. There is no charge for this service. To request an ASL interpreter, please submit this request form.

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For Visitors with Vision Needs
The Dalí Museum App interfaces with personal device Voice Over (iOS/Apple devices) and TalkBack (Android) verbal description capabilities.

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Lighting in the galleries follows international standards for Museum Lighting lumens. Lighting may be dimmed in galleries that contain photographs or drawing to protect the art. Call the Museum for additional information on lighting for special exhibitions.

Full-Page Magnifiers are available upon request from the App/Info Station at the base of the circular stairway of the Museum. The magnifiers (8.5 inches x 11 inches) are available on a first come, first served basis.

For Visitors with Cognitive Impairment Needs
Quiet hours are offered at the Museum on Sundays from 10am until noon. No public tours are offered during this time. The Museum also offers the Dr. Allan and Mrs. Janet Root Contemplation Room for visitors.

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For Visitors with Service Animals
The Dalí complies with all ADA requirements and accepts service animals* at the Museum as defined in the ADA 2019.
The Dalí does not permit Emotional Support Animals (ESA)** on site. Emotional Support Animals or Comfort Animals often used as part of a medical treatment plan as therapy animals, are not considered service animals under the ADA.
*Types of Service Dogs may include, but are not limited to:
Guide Dog
Mobility Aid Dog
Seizure Alert Dog
PTSD Dog
Hearing Alert Dog
Diabetes Alert Dog
Migraine Alert Dog
Narcolepsy Alert Dog
Seizure Response Dog
Psychiatric Service Dog

**Types of Emotional Support Animals may include, but are not limited to:
Companionship animals
Animals to relieve loneliness
Animals to help with depression
Animals to help with anxiety
Animals to help with certain phobias

The Building
Fully accessible public restrooms are located on the ground and top floors of the Museum. Private restrooms are also fully accessible on both floors.

Website Accessibility
The Dalí is committed to providing access to its website to all people, regardless of ability.  To provide this access, this website was developed and is maintained using Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) guidelines for accessibility. The site has been created to be usable as it is. To maximize access to our website, visitors can customize computers to suit their individual needs – for example: screen readers, changes in color-scheme, or font size increases.

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Contact Us
If you experience any difficulties accessing information, have ideas or comments that would help us improve the accessibility and usability of the Museum and our website, or would like additional information, please contact us by emailing us at visitorexperience@thedali.org. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem and your contact information.

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If someday I may die, though it is unlikely, I hope the people in the cafés will say, ‘Dalí has died, but not entirely.’ – Salvador Dalí