The Corning Museum of Glass is committed to making its collections, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.

Sign Language Interpretation

Sign language interpretation
Sign Language tours are available for guests who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Requests must be made at least two weeks in advance. Please email or call +1 (607) 438-5401 to make arrangements.

Accessible Tours
Tours for people who are Blind or Low Vision are available with prearrangements. Requests must be made at least two weeks in advance. Please email or call +1 (607) 438-5112 to make arrangements.

Accessible parking
Designated spaces for visitors with disabilities are available in the parking lots. Primary parking is available in a lot just off I-86, Exit 46. A free, fully accessible shuttle bus runs continuously from the Welcome Center to the Museum and to the Rockwell Museum, as well as downtown Corning.

Wheelchair AccessibilityWheelchairs
The Museum is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs, as well as the Museum shuttle bus. All entrances are accessible by wheelchair and all public floors of the Museum can be reached by elevator. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Admissions lobby, lower level entrance, Welcome Center, Studio, and Rakow Library or by asking any Museum employee on a first-come, first-served basis. Advance reservations are not available. The Museum welcomes walkers, wheelchairs (manual and electric), and scooters.

Closed Captioning
Many of the Museum's videos are available with closed captions, including videos in the galleries and available online in All About Glass or on the Museum's YouTube Channel.

Service animals
Service animals are welcome in the Museum.

Accessible restrooms
All Museum restrooms are handicap accessible. Family/unisex bathrooms are located in the Welcome Center, Museum Foyer area, Contemporary Art + Design Galleries, and at the Rakow Library.


Gallery seating
Most Museum galleries and demonstrations have bench seating available.