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Are the museums accessible for people with mobility aids?

The ISU campus is bike and pedestrian friendly. There is limited vehicle access to Osborne Drive, Farm House Lane, and Morrill Road from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Should you need vehicle access to these roads during these times to visit the Christian Petersen Art Museum, the Farm House Museum, or the Anderson Sculpture Garden, please call the office at 515.294.3342 ahead of your visit to receive instructions. Visitors are responsible for bringing any mobility devices they may use.

Check the ISU Parking page for information about permits and a map of accessible parking on campus.

Accessible Parking Info

Brunnier Art Museum & University Museums Office

The main entrance to the Scheman Building (north side) is accessible for those with mobility aids. There are accessible parking spaces directly in front of the building, one set of doors has a wave-to-open sensor, and there are elevators inside.

Christian Petersen Art Museum

There is a ramp at the Morrill Hall east entrance (Morrill Road side, north side of the stairs) to the lower level. The west entrance (near the Hub) is also accessible. Both of these entrances have wave-to-open sensors. There is an elevator inside the building.


Farm House Museum

There is a ramp from the sidewalk on the west side of the Farm House to the front porch. There is no sensor to open the door. Only the first floor is accessible, there are some flooring transitions that are not level and some doorways in the historic home are narrower than 36 inches.


Anderson Sculpture Garden

There are paved sidewalks in the sculpture garden.

Art on Campus Collection

Outdoor objects are viewable from sidewalks. Please check individual buildings for indoor viewing accessibility.


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