WonderLab seeks to create an accessible environment for people of all abilities. We welcome inquiries about other ways WonderLab may be able to meet your special needs.
Barrier-Free Building and Exhibits
WonderLab has an open floor plan, making all public areas and most exhibits accessible. The museum’s elevator is located on the left side of the blue column on the first floor.
Accessible restrooms are located on both floors of the museum. A family restroom, which can accommodate a caregiver, is available on the second floor near the cafe/vending area.
Calm Down Space
WonderLab has an area on the second floor that visitors can use as a quiet space to calm down. Let a staff member know if you’d like to use that space.
Elevator available for easy access to the second floor.
WonderLab staff who work in public areas are certified in first aid and CPR. First aid kits are located on both floors of the building. An AED is located at the welcome desk, and WonderLab staff are trained in its use.
Water Bottle Fill Stations
One located on each floor of the museum.
WonderLab has a limited number of noise-reducing ear covers that can be checked out for free use in the museum.
There is one free handicapped parking space in front of WonderLab with a four-hour limit. There are additional such spaces in the nearby public parking facilities.
Sensory Backpacks filled with items to help make your visit more comfortable. Items include: noise-canceling headphones, fidgets, sunglasses, and feeling cards. Available for free at the front desk.
Museum directional signs are ADA-compliant and incorporate Braille.
Strollers are welcome. If you wish, you may park your stroller in the coat room.
WonderLab has two wheelchairs that can be checked out for free use in the museum. Please call Visitor Services at 812.337.1337 ext. 25 in advance to inquire about the size of available wheelchairs and to reserve a wheelchair.
Wheelchair access to WonderGarden
The WonderGarden has a paved pathway access from the B-Line Trail that winds through most of the garden area.