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Is San Francisco Exploratorium Handicap Accessible?

Discover Exploratorium wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, tours and activities for disabled travelers. Read our informative review to learn if the Exploratorium is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly or if Wheelchair Jimmy recommends this attraction be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 400,000 visitors annually. The Museum’s collection includes more than 150 historically significant air and spacecraft, as well as the Red Barn – the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co. The Museum’s aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 100,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum’s on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Associations of Museums, and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

Add a personal tour guide to your Museum visit with an AudioGuide. This personal electronic tour will add rich background as you view the inspiring exhibits. AudioGuides are available in Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and English. AudioGuides rentals are only $5 each and there are discounts available for groups, Museum members and AAA members.

  1. City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible:           Yes
  2. Fully Accessible Entry:                                        Yes (Ramps)
  3. Accessible Restrooms Onsite:                            Yes
  4. Restrictive Steps:                                                  No Steps

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

Very wheelchair friendly but the Tacile Dome is not accessible. Elevator to the museum’s mezzanine is located near the classrooms.