Accessibility

by | Sep 1, 2020

turchin center accessibility

Everyone is welcome at the Turchin Center and every effort is made to accommodate the needs of all guests. All museum entrances and floors are accessible to visitors using wheeled devices or who have mobility challenges.

Parking & Entrances

Parking

Handicapped parking is available in the parking lot directly behind the Turchin Center. This lot can be accessed from King Street via the drive between the Turchin Center and the First Baptist Church. If spaces are not available, please call Visitor Services at 828.262.3017 for assistance. Vehicles displaying a valid handicapped hangtag can park in any downtown Boone parking space and are not required to feed the meter.

Entrances

The main entrance can be accessed from King Street via a ramp located to the left of the entrance plaza. Patrons can be dropped off at the parking lot directly behind the Turchin Center in close proximity to the ground level lecture hall entrance and take the elevator to the main lobby.

Inside the Museum

Elevators

Elevators are located in both wings, and provide access to all floors in the buildings.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located in both wings and all restrooms are wheelchair-accessible.

Wheelchairs

Manual Wheelchairs are available at the front desk at no cost and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Service Animals

Only Service Animals under the American’s with Disabilities Act are permitted in the Turchin Center. Comprehensive information regarding animals on campus can be found in the Animals on Campus policy at http://policy.appstate.edu/Animals_on_Campus

For Assistance

Stop by the reception desk in the Main Lobby or ask a student gallery ambassador if you have questions or a specific need. If, prior to your visit, you have questions or require additional accommodations, please contact Dawn Behling, Director of Visitor Services at behlingd@appstate.edu
or call 828.262.7795.