Have the full experience at museums, galleries, and other cultural venues

OpenAccess Tours allows people who are Deaf or hard of hearing to participate in audio and guided tours at museums, galleries and other cultural venues.

Users can experience tours in a range of formats including Auslan, audio with captions, and more.

  • Encourages artistic, historical and cultural experiences
  • Opens up educational opportunities and decreases social isolation
  • Available at museums, galleries, zoos and other destinations

There are more than 20 accessible exhibitions around Australia. 

To recommend a venue, click here to contact us.

If you'd like to provide access at your venue, click here.

Winner of 2014 ACCAN Apps for All Challenge & Winner of 2011 Deafness Forum of Australia's New Captioning Initiative Award


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National Museum of Australia (ACT)

Art Gallery of New South Wales (NSW)

Belinda Mason Photography: Unfinished Business (NSW)

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  • Dean Barton Smith, Olympian and Deaflympian, at National Sports Museum - the first venue to adopt OpenAccess Tours
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  • Group-on-walkway
  • Janet and Clifford are museum members, art lovers and users of the OpenAccess Tours app at Brisbane's QAGOMA
  • Merren-Ricketson-NGV-Phil-Luke-King-Mija-Gwyn-AAV-Gina-Panebianco-NGV
  • OpenAccess Tours content is also available on National Gallery of Victoria's loan devices for their 2016 Andy Warhol Ai Weiwei exhibition
  • VCD-group-at-National-Sport-Museum-and-Sam-Cartledge-from-DSA-2
  • Winter Masterpieces, Monet's Garden. NGV has provided OpenAccess Tours for several of their major international exhibitions since 2012

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