GRAMMY Museum Mississippi strives to provide excellent service to all our visitors, including those visitors with disabilities and special needs. The Museum has met or exceeded the requirements of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Mississippi accessibility mandates. We provide a full range of accommodations for visitors with disabilities to ensure their safety, comfort and enjoyment of your events and facilities. The following section highlights out services.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Accessibility
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is committed to recognizing and celebrating diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility to strengthen our leadership, our employees, and our volunteers, and is dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of our collective history and the significance of music. Our goals are to make the Museum a welcoming place for all staff, visitors, and volunteers; to ensure that our programs and education initiatives are accesible to all individuals and communities; to offer programming that features artistis, educators, and music professionals from diverse backgrounds and points of view, and for our staff and Board of Directors to better reflect the diverse communities we serve.
For Guests with Sensory Processing Needs
The Museum has partnered with KultureCity to improve our ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs. Our objective is to provide an inclusive and seamless experience for all guests for all events including those with sensory needs. We strive to raise awareness of the needs and challenges faced by individuals with sensory processing disorders by supplying our Team Members with continuous training and by offering the resources and accommodations below to our guests.
- Sensory Bags - containing special KCVIP badges, fidgets tools, noise cancelling headphones, and other resources available for checkout (at no cost) at our Box Office.
- Weighted Lap Pad - available upon request for checkout (at no cost) at our Box Office.
- Social Story and Kulture City All-Inclusive App - Download the FREE App to get your social story to help you further your visit with us!
- App Store: http://bit.ly/KCiphone
- Google Play: http://bit.ly/KCandroid
A manual wheelchair and a motorized wheelchair are available free of charge to paid Museum visitors. If you're interested in using the wheelchair, please contact a staff member upon your arrival. Visitors must leave a photo ID while borrowing the wheelchairs.
Accessible/Disabled seating is available in the Theater. Should you require special assistance in reaching your seat, please contact a staff member upon your arrival or email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your visit.
Designated parking is available for visitors with disabilities in both the East and West garages. These spaces are available for vehicles displaying a current state-issued disability placard or license plate. Disabled parking spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so please plan accordingly. Please refer to the Planning Your Visit section of this website for maps, directions and more information.
Service Animals/Guide Dogs
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi welcomes service animals. We strongly suggest that the individual have proof of certification or a license for the service animal.
All restrooms facilities at GRAMMY Museum Mississippi are handicap accessible. In addition, our men's and women's restrooms are equipped with baby changing stations.
Assistive Listening Devices for Programs
GRAMMY Museum Mississippi offers handheld listening devices to assist persons with partial hearing loss during live performances and films presented in the Sanders Soundstage. The units are available free of charge to paid Museum visitors. If you're interested in using a listening device, please contact a staff member upon your arrival. Visitors must leave a photo ID while borrowing the listening device. If possible, please give us 24hrs notice prior to your arrival.