George Eastman Museum: North Lawn


900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607


Nick Marshall

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • North Lawn wheelchair accessible via the driveway
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts at drives, parking, and drop off


  • Not applicable for the lawn
  • If seeking entrance into the museum:
    • Ramp available at the Eastman Museum Café entrance
    • Slope of ramp no greater than 1:12
    • Width between curbs at least 36”

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • 4 accessible parking spaces available with 8’ wide access aisle
  • Outdoor parking lot so no need for vertical clearance for vans
  • Accessible space is closest to accessible entrance on proper route
  • Drop off location in lot (out of traffic) for paratransit user with accessible path to the lawn
  • Accessible space marked with International Symbol of Accessibility


  • If seeking entrance into the museum:
    • Entrance to the Eastman Museum Café is accessible
    • Threshold edge is accessible
    • Door handle is operable with a closed fist
    • Ring bell if further assistance is needed

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways – not applicable to lawn area
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • Seats not provided on the lawn – open seating on the grounds
  • Ticket counter accessible with a 36” wide section and unobstructed space in front to measure no less than 30” x 48”


  • Fringe events on the lawn so no need for the elevator


  • Enter through the museum main entrance to access the restrooms
  • Accessible restrooms with pictograms used to identify restrooms (doesn’t include braille)
  • Doorway to restroom is at least 32” clear
  • Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair
  • 36” wide path to all fixtures
  • Accessible stall with grab bars behind and on the side of wall nearest to the toilet
  • Stall door operable with closed fist
  • Faucet operable with closed fist


  • Nick Marshall:  (585) 327-4983
    • Main phone: (585) 327-4800

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