9 Tips For Enjoying Museums With Low Vision

Sun iconGoing to a museum is typically rewarding and educational.  But it can be a bit frustrating if you are visually impaired.  Here are 9 tips to make the most of your museum experiences:
  1. Go with a Friend -- who can help you with reading signs, locating items, and navigating
  2. Ask for a large print guide
  3. Seek disability-specific museum tours
  4. Ask about flashing lights or loud noises
  5. IMAX/Museum Shows - ask about descriptive audio devices
  6. Look for interactive exhibits
  7. Ask about audio tours - usually free
  8. Minimize the likelihood of getting lost - by getting a large print map, and asking for help
  9. Use online tours
How Do People with Low Vision . . . Go To Museums?

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