Access Guide: Museum Services


Designated spaces are located near the Visitor Center, The Oliver Wight Tavern, and at the Country Bank Education Center.

Accessible Rest Rooms

Located in the Visitor Center, The Oliver Wight Tavern, the Museum Gift Shop, the Fuller Conference Center, the Bullard Tavern, near the New England Changing Landscape Exhibit and in the Country Bank Education Center.

Manual Wheelchairs

Available for loan at the Visitor Center and at the Country Bank Education Center on a first come, first served basis. Numbers are limited. Bring your own manual or electric wheelchair and receive reduced admission.


Available for rent at the Visitor Center. Numbers are limited. Adapted strollers for children with disabilities are allowed in all buildings.

Sign Language Interpretation

Available by request, with at least 4 weeks advance notice. Please email

Sensory Opportunities

Available throughout the museum. Please ask our costumed interpreters about objects that can be handled.

Service Animals

Welcome in all exhibits. A water trough is located near the Blacksmith Shop.

Horse-Drawn Wagon

Provides transportation between the Bullard Tavern to the Blacksmith Shop. (Operating schedule varies seasonally.) Vehicle is equipped with a ramp; the driver can provide assistance.

First Aid

Located behind Friends Meetinghouse. First-aid staff available during museum hours.

Food and Beverages

Several dining opportunities are available for visitors, all accessible.


The Museum Gift Shop and New England Bookstore and the Grant Store & Bake Shop are accessible.

For the Safety and Comfort of All

  • Please do not approach, touch, or feed the livestock. Animals are unpredictable; horns, hooves, and teeth may cause injury.
  • Eating and drinking are not permitted in buildings.
  • OSV is a smoke-free Village - including cigarettes, e-cigarettes and spit tobacco. 
  • Please do not walk or climb on fences, walls, or trees.