Wheelchair accessible: Visit the Bass Museum Art

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Miami, FLShow map

Miami, FLShow map

Overview

Enjoy a self-guided tour of Miami Beach’s Bass Museum of Art, an accessible art museum and educational facility. The Bass Museum of Art is one of the most prestigious art museums in Miami Beach. Situated in the historic Art Deco district, the museum was founded in 1964 by Jewish immigrants John Bass and Joanna Redlich, who arrived in Miami from Vienna. The couple were dedicated art collectors and bequeathed more than 500 works to the city of Miami beach, including Old Masters and sculptures. On your self-guided visit to the museum, you will have a chance to explore some of the permanent collections, featuring works from a variety of noted artists. The Open Storage section displays more than 70 artworks loaned to the museum, representing a variety of media and also many geographic regions, spanning North and South America, Europe and Africa. The museum also promotes a culture of lifelong learning, regularly hosting talks, workshops and events designed to educate and inspire visitors. The onsite Creativity Center, containing a multimedia lab and 2 classrooms, is the focal point for the educational programs at The Bass Museum of Art, and is one of the largest museum-based educational facilities in the county. There are also a number of spaces in the museum for visitors to relax, such as the cafe and museum gardens. The museum is accessible for visitors with disabilities. The building is wheelchair-accessible and service animals are welcome. Except from the main entrance, there are two entrances with ramps and handrails suitable for wheelchair users. Various amenities are provided for guests with visual or auditory impairments, such as large print guides and assisted listening devices. Upon reservation at least 2 weeks in advance, the museum can also provide sign language tours.

For more information and ticket purchases, please visit the official website: The Bass Museum of Art.

Detailed information

Bathroom available
No

Guaranteed accessibility features

  • Accessible entrance

Know before you go

What is included

  • Admission

What is not included

  • Tour Guides

  • Ground transportation

  • Insurance

Location

Miami, FL, USA

Location

Miami, FL, USA

Frequently asked questions

The tours we offer are designed to accommodate all kind of disabilities. Our travel experts can help you find the right tour to meet your accessibility needs.

The museum is closed every Monday and Tuesday, and is open for all other holidays from Wednesday to Sunday. The opening hours are from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The cafe closes 15 minutes prior to the museum closing.

The museum does not have a designated parking lot, and the nearest public car park is the Collins Park Garage, located at 340 23rd Street, one block north of The Bass Museum. Metered parking is available in the nearby streets and the museum is also accessible by public transport.

Children of all ages are welcome at the museum, but children aged 12 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Strollers are not permitted in galleries.

This is a self-guided visit so you will be navigating the museum independently. However, assistance will be available at the front desk.

Yes, service animals are welcome.