University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
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Goldstein Museum of Design
College of Design

Accessibility

GMD is committed to presenting exhibitions and programs for all ages and abilities. Exhibitions at both McNeal and Rapson Halls are free and open to the public. Most programs are free. Amenities and services are summarized for GMD’s two locations:

McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, St. Paul, MN 55108
Rapson Hall, 89 Church Street University of Minnesota East Bank Campus, Minneapolis 55455

PARKING AND ENTRANCES

McNeal Hall: Metered handicapped parking is available in front of the Lower Buford Circle entrance. Handicapped parking is also available on Upper Buford Circle at the north end of the building.  

An automatic door is located just around the corner from the metered handicapped parking at the back of the building. Visitor drop-off/pick-up is available at the accessible Buford Avenue entrance and the first entrance on the Lower Burford Circle.

Rapson Hall: Handicapped parking is available in the fee-at-exit Church Street Ramp directly across from Rapson Hall at 80 Church Street SE.  Accessible drop-off/pick-up is available at the main entrance to Rapson on Church Street.

WHEELCHAIRS

McNeal Hall: A manual wheelchair is available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be reserved in advance by calling 612.624.7434. Visitor-owned wheelchairs, both motorized and manual, can be accommodated in the gallery, research center, and lecture hall (33 McNeal). Wheelchair and companion seating are available in the lecture hall for programs.

Rapson Hall: Visitor-owned wheelchairs, both motorized and manual, can be accommodated in the galleries and lecture hall (100 Rapson). Wheelchair and companion seating are available in the lecture hall for programs

RESTROOMS

McNeal Hall: Fully-accessible restrooms are indicated by signs and are located on all levels. A private restroom large enough for a companion is located on the basement level.

Rapson Hall: Fully-accessible restrooms are indicated by signs and are located on all levels. A private restroom is not available.

LARGE PRINT/BRAILLE

McNeal Hall: Large-print exhibition text is available on request with two weeks’ notice by calling 612.624.7434. Braille text is not available.

Rapson Hall: Neither large-print nor Braille exhibition text is available.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION
An ASL interpreter for a GMD program or exhibition tour can be arranged with two weeks’ notice by calling 612.624.7434.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Small Plastic chairs
Vitra Design Musem
Minatures Collection
1996-97, Germany