The Norton Simon Museum welcomes all visitors. Outlined below are some of the ways we make our facility accommodating. If you have special needs that are not addressed here, please contact us at the number below.


The parking lot has ample parking spaces for disabled persons. A Museum entrance ramp is located to the right of the main entrance stairway. An additional entrance ramp is located in the lower level parking area; please ask a security attendant for assistance.


A limited number of wheelchairs are available at the Coat Check desk located on the entry level.
Access between the two gallery floors is provided by elevator.
The Norton Simon Museum Theater is equipped with two wheelchair pads, one on each side of the theater. There are also special seats, which allow persons to slide in by lifting an armrest.
All public restrooms include accessible facilities. 

Assisted Listening Devices

Assisted listening devices are available for the hearing impaired and can be used in the theater during special programs or during our weekly tours. The daily screenings of our introductory film, "The Art of Norton Simon", includes open captioning.

Audio Tours

A booklet with the copy for our audio tour is available at our Information Desk.

Large Print

A booklet with our object label copy in large print is available at our Information Desk.

Service Animals

Service animals specially trained to assist disabled persons are allowed into the Museum.

Questions: Please contact our Security Department at 626.449.6840 ext 4900.