Accessibility

The Hyde Collection is committed to providing meaningful art experiences for all our visitors, online and in person. The Museum is working to make its facility accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of ability.

Online, we are in the process of updating our website, as we aim to comply with Section 508 and WCAG 2.1 accessibility standards up to level AA. If you experience any difficulty in accessing this website, please contact us at 518-792-1761 or by mail at:

The Hyde Collection
161 Warren Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing as we incorporate the relevant improvements to meet WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines over time. If you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of this site or need assistance in using the processes found within this site, please contact us. If you encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the Web page and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible.

Everyone is welcome at The Hyde Collection. We offer a variety of free programs and services to make the Museum accessible to you. Learn about the ways we accommodate visits below.

Planning ahead

Prepare for your visit in advance with online resources. Our sensory map will provide you with the Museum layout, quiet areas, sensory triggers, and tactile areas. You can also find the location of restrooms and elevators.

 

Social guides

Read about what you might encounter on your visit to The Hyde Collection.

Click to view a guide of what to expect when you visit the Museum

The Hyde provides access to a tour visual agenda with art language tools.

Click to view Visual Tools

The front entrance of The Hyde Collection has an accessible door with a push-button system. An elevator takes guests to the Museum’s lower level and to the second floor of Hyde House. Two rooms in historic Hyde House are not wheelchair accessible, the first-floor guest bedroom and, on the second floor, Mrs. Hyde’s bedroom.

Restrooms

The Hyde has a gender-neutral single-stall restroom with a baby changing table located on the Museum’s main level. Gender-specific multiple-stall restrooms are available on the lower level.

Audio tours

The Hyde Collection offers Guide by Cell tours, accessible to all smartphone users. Ask our receptionist for help accessing the tour, which describes select works of art in historic Hyde House.

Tours

The Hyde’s education team offers need-specific group tours. To schedule yours, please contact Educator Keri Dudek at 518-792-1761, ext. 317, or kdudek@hydecollection.org.