Access Tours
We make the Nelson-Atkins accessible to all

NEW Tours for People with Memory Loss

Minds in Motion Tour
In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter, the museum provides free gallery tours for those with memory loss and their care partners. Explore art in a safe and caring environment with specially trained docents sensitive to the interests and abilities of our visitors.

Two options are available: a monthly walk-in tour or a private scheduled tour.

Monthly Tour
1st Wednesday of every month at 1 pm

2018 Tour Schedule
Reservations required

Tours for Private Groups
Private tours are also available for groups of 6 or more Wednesday through Sunday.

For the best experience, we highly recommend that facilities bringing a register in advance.

American Sign Language Gallery Tours

In partnership with the Museum of Deaf History, Arts & Culture,
the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art provides quarterly tours with ASL interpretation.

Tickets required.

Exhibition Tour
Eugene Richards: The Run-on of Time
Thursday, March 1 | 7 pm

Asian Collections Tour
Sunday, June 24 | 1 pm & 2 pm

Deaf Cultural Day
Saturday, Sep 8  | 1 pm

Exhibition Tour
Napoleon: Power and Splendor
Thursday, Dec 6 | 6 pm & 7:30 pm

Tactile Tours 

Ages 12 & up | FREE
For reservations or info, please call 816-751-1278

Group Tour
Contemporary Interpretations
Discover sculpture by touching them with gloved hands.

Group Tour
The Human Figure in Sculpture
Gently touch realistic and abstract sculptures of the human figure.