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accessibility

Ahha Tulsa believes welcoming everyone deepens the level of engagement and exchange among all people. We seek to establish a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment that ensures the widest range of people will enjoy, learn from, and be inspired by their visit to ahha.

Physical Access

Most places in the ahha Tulsa Hardesty Center are accessible to visitors using walkers, canes, and wheelchairs. Portions of THE EXPERIENCE that require stooping down, crawling, or climbing are not wheelchair accessible.

Accessible parking is available along Boston Avenue near the Flyloft building, just south of M.B. Brady Street. Please note that street parking is metered during Monday–Friday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Accessible restrooms are available on each floor of the Hardesty Center. A family restroom is available on the second floor.

A public elevator is available to transport guests to each floor of the Hardesty Center.

Lights and Sound

THE EXPERIENCE, an immersive, hands-on art installation, includes bright flashing lights, strobe lights, quickly moving projected animations, and loud sounds. Many portions of THE EXPERIENCE are dark.

If you become disoriented, ask a nearby Guest Service Ambassador for assistance.

S.P.A.R.K. Explorer Packs

At ahha, we welcome and celebrate our visitors who are neurodiverse. Two Sensory Processing and Autism Resource Kits (S.P.A.R.K.) are available at the front desk for free checkout. Each specially designed backpack includes a wiggle seat, noise-reducing headphones, fidget key chains, a bright fan spray bottle, a visor, sunglasses, and a weighted lap pad.

Families with Children

Strollers and baby carriers are allowed in all areas of the Hardesty Center.

Baby changing stations are available in each restroom.

Private spaces for nursing mothers are available on the second floor of the Hardesty Center.

Groups with Special Needs

We are dedicated to working to accommodate all visitors with special needs and provide the best possible experience. If you are visiting with a group that requires special accommodations, contact us at hello@ahhatulsa.org.

Underserved Groups

Nonprofits that directly serve at-risk or underserved populations may be eligible for group tours with an admission waiver for their clients. Email learn@ahhatulsa.org for more information.

Service Animals

Ahha Tulsa abides by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and allows service animals, that is, animals trained to perform specific tasks for an individual with a disability, into all the public areas of the Hardesty Center.

Spanish Language

Spanish text panels are presented in THE GALLERY for all exhibitions. Select building signage and print materials are also available in Spanish.

Inclusion and Equity

Ahha is dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable experience to all visitors, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, socio-economic status, class, and religion.

We do not tolerate verbal or physical harassment from ahha staff, contractors, or visitors. If you feel unsafe or unwelcome during your visit, please let us know. You may also contact us at hello@ahhatulsa.org if you would like to follow up after your visit.

Visitors to ahha are encouraged to use restrooms that conform to their gender identity. An all-gender family restroom is available on the second floor of the Hardesty Center.

Click here to read ahha’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access statement.