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MCASD is committed to creating an inclusive environment and accommodating our audience's diverse needs. If you require any special assistance while visiting MCASD, please contact us at 858 454 3541 or email to make arrangements.


Accessible parking near the museum entrance on Prospect St. provides curb drop-off with two blue zone parking spots available. Providing an entry point for visitors with access to guardrail stairs or a ramp that leads to power-assist entry doors.

Parking garage entry is located on Cuvier St. near the main museum entrance. Complimentary valet parking is available for those with a DP placard, DP License Plates, a DV placard, DV License Plates, or a wheelchair-accessible vehicle (W.A.V.). For ADA access, guests will be guided through an alternative path to the Museum lobby.

For additional parking needs, please call 858 454 3541.

Visitors with Limited Mobility

All public areas of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building at MCASD, Joan and Irwin Jacobs Building at MCASD Downtown, and David C. Copley Building, including all galleries, The Kitchen, The Shop, Edwards Garden Gallery, and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Elevators are conveniently placed throughout the museum for easy mobility. Wheelchairs are available upon request and sanitized after each use. Please ask front-of-house staff for assistance.

Mobility devices and strollers

The Floor 1 Prospect St. (main entrance) and Floor -3 Coast Blvd. entrances are equipped with ramps and power-assist doors for visitors with mobility devices and strollers.

Language Access

MCASD wall texts and object labels, as well as several printed materials, are available in both English and Spanish.

Download our app ( to navigate MCASD in any language with Google Translate.

Audio Access

SoundMate™ personal assistive listening devices are available for use during programs taking place in MCASD's Jacobs Hall or Coast Room and in MCASD Downtown's Berglund Room when the program's audio is using the integrated Museum amplification systems. Visitors need to supply their own headphones with a 3.5mm mini plug (standard adapter on headphones used for portable audio players).

Contact or call 858-454-3541 to arrange the use of the SoundMate™ system.

Download our app ( to navigate self-guided tours with audio labels and descriptions.


MCASD welcomes services animals in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). No animals are allowed except trained service animals. Pets, comfort animals, and emotional support animals are not permitted.

Quiet Visitation Hours

Discover the serenity of MCASD during weekday morning hours. Please note that the museum opens at 11 a.m. from Thursday to Sunday.

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