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The Museum, Military Branch and State Capitol are fully accessible to people with physical disabilities. Service animals are welcome.
Tennessee State Museum: All of new Museum’s public entrances are accessible to individuals with disabilities. There are elevators located near the Visitor Desk to take patrons to the exhibitions on the second floor. If you need a wheelchair, please put in your request at the Visitor Desk. Visitors with special needs should call 615-741-2692 during regular office hours (Mon.-Fri. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.)
Military Branch: Access ramps to the War Memorial Plaza are located on both Union and Charlotte Avenue.
The State Capitol: Enter off of 600 Dr. Martin L King, Jr. Blvd. between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. The Motlow Tunnel entrance to the State Capitol on 600 Dr. Martin L King, Jr. Blvd. may be used by individuals who cannot climb the stairs to the west entrance. Visitors with special needs should call 615-741-1886 during regular office hours (Mon.-Fri. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.)
Language Assistance Policy:
The State Museum is committed to providing programs for the educational and cultural enrichment of all our visitors and program participants. We respectfully request that individuals or groups who wish to request language assistance because of a limited ability to speak or understand English please contact the museum at least five (5) business days prior to the date of the requested museum program or service. Please follow this link for more information.