From the Museum of Jewish Heritage:
“The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget.
It mobilizes memory to teach the dangers of intolerance and challenges visitors—including more than 60,000 schoolchildren a year—to let the painful lessons of the past guide them to envision a world worthy of their futures.”
"Service animals are welcome.
With advance notice, the Museum can accommodate groups’ requests, including arranging tours for visitors with developmental or other disabilities."General accessibility features:
Mobility accessibility features:
- Assistance animal welcome
- Wheelchair hire available
- Accessible toilet
"All museum spaces are wheelchair accessible.
We are able to provide wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis; please go to our Ann & Abe Oster Welcome Desk for assistance.
Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on all floors of the Museum."Vision accessibility features:
- Audio description services
"For Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away., an audio guide is available in English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Mandarin, German, Polish, or Russian. It is included with the price of admission and will greatly enhance your exhibition experience.
Visitors may use their own earbuds/headphones (not Bluetooth compatible; headphone jack required) or purchase disposable headphones for $2."Hearing accessibility features:
- Sign language assistance or interpretation services
"With advance notice, group tours can be given in ASL, led by a Deaf Museum Educator.
For visitors who have a t-coil setting on their hearing aid, we offer a neckloop system that connects the visitor’s hearing aid to the Auschwitz exhibition audio guide. Ask any Visitor Services Representative for one when you arrive.
Videos in the exhibitions are open-captioned in English."
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