GRAM is committed to connecting visitors with all abilities to the world of art through a wide variety of accessible services.
The following services are provided at GRAM:
Entrances and Parking
All public entrances are wheelchair accessible with power assist doors.
The entrance on Monroe Center is street level and is recommended for wheel chairs, walkers, and other mobility devices. There is a sidewalk ramp on Monroe Center, between Rosa Parks Circle and GRAM, for convenient drop-off.
There are wheel chair accessible ramps on the Rosa Parks Circle Entrance.
Handicap parking is available in all public city parking camps. The most convenient parking ramp is the Monroe Center Ramp, located on Ottawa and Louis Street.
To access the Education Center, we recommend using the Louis Street entrance, which is street level.
For questions regarding entrances or parking, please call Elizabeth Wilson or guest services: 616-831-1000.
Wheel Chairs, Mobility Devices and Walkers
Motorized scooters, wheel chairs, and walkers are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, without reservations at the Guest Services Desk.
GRAM welcomes walkers, wheelchairs (manual and electric), and scooters.
All public areas of GRAM are wheelchair accessible. Elevators and ramps allow mobility to all floors and public areas of the museum.
All GRAM restrooms are wheel chair accessible. Restrooms with changing tables are located in the first floor lobby and Mezzanine level.
Auditorium and Gallery Seating
Fascinating films, noteworthy presentations, and dynamic programming are frequently featured in the auditorium. GRAM invites all guests with various needs to enjoy the events held in the auditorium.
GRAM’s auditorium offers flexible seating arrangements and plenty of room for wheel chairs and other accommodations. Please notify Guest Services of any needs prior to attending lectures and presentations. Permanent seating is available in most galleries. Portable gallery stools are available, please ask Guest Services for assistance.
For questions or requests regarding seating, please call Guest Services: 616-831-1000.
Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
Audio in the auditorium is T-Coil compatible. Other assisted hearing devices are available for lectures, presentations and films in the auditorium. Assisted hearing devices are free of charge and available on a first-come, first-served basis, and without reservations.
GRAM welcomes service animals.
GRAM adheres to the American Disabilities Act Service Animal Requirements. To view the most recent revised ADA Service Animal Requirements, please visit: http://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm
For more information or special requests, call Elizabeth Wilson 616.831.2919, or e-mail [email protected]
GRAM’s accessibility services are generously supported by:
Stephanie and Jack Neal
Rehab and Mobility Systems, LLC