Access Programs & Accessibility Resources

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses invites visitors of all abilities to experience our historic houses in an inclusive, welcoming environment. The Museum provides specialized programs and resources to support and enhance the experience of all visitors. Our goal is to make HGGHH as enjoyable and accessible as possible to all. If you have any questions about accessibility or would like to book an access tour please contact education@hgghh.org.

Verbal Description and Touch Tours

For visitors who have low vision or are blind.

HGGHH Verbal Description Tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision to experience the Museum on a more connective level. Docents are available to describe the Museum and each space in detail. Docents will have objects available for touch throughout the tour. Sighted guides are admitted free of charge when in service. Service dogs are, of course, welcome.

Verbal Description tours are available by reservation. If you have any questions or if you would like to book an verbal description  tour please contact education@hgghh.org.

For Visitors Who Do Not Hear, or Do Not Hear Well

The Museum’s written visitor narrative is available upon request in both regular and large print. Docents will be glad to answer questions in writing. Sign Language interpreters are admitted free of charge when in service.

Family Day for All

For families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

HGGHH invites families with children on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly exploration of the home and hands-on-craft workshop afterwards.

The program occurs every three months for children ages 6 and up and their families. Contact education@hgghh.org for more information.