Special Needs

Wheelchairs - All exhibits are wheelchair accessible. Standard wheelchairs are available from the Security Office at no charge. To borrow a wheelchair, visitors will be asked to leave a driver’s license or I.D. with Security.

Parking - There are accessible parking spaces located near the elevator on the entry level of the parking lot.

Restrooms - All public restrooms include accessible facilities.

Assistive Animals - Visitors who require assistive animals, such as guide-dogs, are welcome to bring them to the MOT.

Braille Text - To help visitors who are blind or vision impaired, a Braille Museum Orientation is available at the Front Desk.

To help visitors who are hearing impaired, a number of exhibits include closed captioning or text panels. The Front Desk has a large print Museum Orientation, with text description of many of the exhibits.

Sign Language Interpreters – At this time, the MOT is not able to provide Sign Language Interpreters. However, Sign Language Interpreters, who are accompanying school groups or the public and assisting visitors who are hearing impaired, are admitted to the Museum at no charge.

For questions or to make any arrangements, please call (310) 772-2547

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Advanced Ticket Reservations for the Main Museum are strongly recommended:



Or, you may call the advanced ticket desk at 310-772-2505 to secure your advanced ticket purchase.


In observance of Passover, the last entry to the Museum of Tolerance will be at 1:00pm on Friday, April 22nd. The Museum will close at 3:30pm and will remain closed through Sunday, April 24th. On Thursday, April 28th, the last entry to the museum will be at 1:00pm. The museum will close at 3:30pm and will remain closed through Friday, April 29th. During the week of Passover, the cafeteria on the fourth floor will also be closed.


Due to the high volume of school groups on weekdays during this time of year, we strongly recommend that public visitors purchase tickets for 1p.m. or later to optimize your experience and not have to wait long for timed exhibits.

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