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Aspen Art Museum



Preparing for Your Visit

To prepare for your visit, please download our social narrative here. This document is a step-by-step guide of what to expect at the AAM with photographs and descriptions, ideal for visitors on the Autism spectrum and those who benefit from having clear expectations.

Accessible Parking

Cars with a Handicapped Parking placard can park in the Reserved Handicapped Parking located next to the museum on Spring Street. Within the City of Aspen, handicapped parking is allowed in any legal parking space and is not subject to time limit or payment.

Service Animals

The ADA defines a service animal as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. Service animals matching these criteria are allowed in the museum galleries. Pets or companions are not allowed in the museum.

Special Needs

We are able to accommodate visitors with special needs to the best of our ability with advance arrangements through our Education Department.

Accessible Restrooms

Accessible restrooms are available on Level 1, 3, and the Lower Level. Single-user/all-gender restrooms are located on the Lower Level and Level 3.

Large Print

Large-print versions of most exhibition guides are available at the Visitor Information Desk on Street Level.

Verbal Description Tours

Verbal description tours and tours in American Sign Language can be scheduled with advance notice for those with low or no vision. Please contact for additional information.

Gallery Seating

Lightweight folding Gallery Stools are available by request at the Visitor Information Desk on Street Level.


The Aspen Art Museum is fully Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)–accessible and wheelchairs are welcome everywhere in the building. The AAM also provides a wheelchair free of charge. Visit the Visitor Information Desk on Street Level for more information.

Please contact us if you have any questions or feedback about your visit:

AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund.

Support for access programs is provided by Melony and Adam Lewis.