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Disabled Visitor Resources for San Diego Attractions

No visit to San Diego is complete without a trip to our world-class attractions. From accessible parking spaces and restrooms to TDD telephones and wheelchair ramps, these locations are working to continually increase accessibility and enjoyment for everyone.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps:

  • Accessible parking spaces are not ADA Compliant

Cabrillo National Monument:

  • Accessible interpretive center
  • Vehicle admission fee is waived for US citizens with American Eagle cards or visible disabilities, disabled license plate or placard, or a note from a doctor
  • Accessible restrooms, unisex restroom, text and public pay phones available
  • NOTE: Accessible parking spaces are not on accessible routes; there is a steep grade to get to the lighthouse, which is not accessible.

Fleet Science Center:

  • Seniors Day first Monday of each month
  • Accessible restrooms, listening devices, and wheelchair seating
  • Subtitles for hearing impaired for some shows; daily captioned screening available

Museum of Photographic Arts:

  • Bilingual exhibition text (English/Spanish)
  • ADA compliant ramp at main entrance
  • ADA compliant automatic entry doors
  • Accessible parking available in adjacent lots
  • Wheelchair available upon request
  • Portable seating available upon request
  • Subtitles offered on selected exhibition audio-visuals
  • ASL tours offered every exhibition. ASL group tours are also available on request with three weeks advanced notice
  • Quarterly guided tours offered for individuals with Alzheimer's or dementia and caregiver
  • Electronic low vision magnifier available for exhibition text panels

San Diego Zoo:

  • Accessible Parking, Restrooms, and telephones (TDD)
  • Wheelchair and scooter rentals located inside Zoo entrance
  • ASL interpreters are available with one week notice (call ext. 4318)
  • Service animals welcome
  • Braille guides are available at Guest Services

San Diego Zoo Safari Park:

  • Caregivers admitted free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Accessibility guides and scripts available
  • Wheelchair and scooter rentals
  • ASL interpreters available with one week notice
  • Lift shuttles around park available

SeaWorld San Diego:

  • Excellent accessibility, including accessible rides
  • Service animals welcome, and pet services available
  • Wheelchair and scooter rentals
  • Special accommodation or tours with 2 weeks notice
  • ASL interpreters are provided the first Saturday of each month at designated shows and exhibits
  • Written show descriptions and audio devices are available

USS Midway Museum:

  • Audio tours available
  • Tour scripts available
  • Free loaner wheelchairs
  • Accessible and van parking available
  • Elevators to hangar bays and flight deck, as well as second deck
  • Accessible restrooms
  • ADA directional signage
  • Virtual movie area provides insight to inaccessible areas of the ship

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