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Discover Museum wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, tours and activities for disabled travelers. Read our informative review to learn if Newfields (Indianapolis Museum of Art) is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly or if Wheelchair Jimmy recommends this attraction be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

Newfields (The Indianapolis Museum of Art) is an encyclopedic art museum located in Indianapolis. The museum, which underwent a $74 million expansion in 2005, is located on a 152-acre campus on the near northwest area outside downtown Indianapolis, northwest of Crown Hill Cemetery.

Newfields is the ninth oldest and eighth largest encyclopedic art museum in the United States. The permanent collection comprises over 54,000 works, including African, American, Asian, and European pieces. Significant areas of the collection include: Neo-Impressionist paintings; Japanese paintings of the Edo period; Chinese ceramics and bronzes; paintings, sculptures, and prints by Paul Gauguin and the Pont-Aven School; a large number of works by J. M. W. Turner; and a growing contemporary art collection. Other areas of emphasis include textiles and fashion arts as well as a recent focus on modern design.

Accessibility Information Link

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

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

Very wheelchair friendly. All exhibits are accessible via elevator. Wheelchair accessible restroom. Accessible garage parking has elevator to main lobby.