Alexander Hamilton National Memorial constantly strives to make your visit more enjoyable by making the facilities as accessible as possible. This page and its links provide descriptions of the facilities, services, and opportunities for persons with sight, hearing, and mobility disabilities. We hope it helps you have an enjoyable visit to the park. The 2008-2011 relocation, restoration and renovation of the house at Hamilton Grange National Memorial provided the opportunity to expand access.If you have accessibility questions not answered by on this page, please call the visitor center at 646-548-2310, Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Service animals are allowed in National Parks. For a definition of a service animal, please go to www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm.Service animals are allowed in all facilities but must always be leashed.
Vision-Impaired visitor who wish to take advantage of our audio assistive products may request a device at the visitor desk upon arrival. GuidePORT® is a wireless, digital visitor guidance system. On the visitor's end, it consists of a user device that can fit in the palm of the hand and an earpiece. The system at Hamilton Grange National Memorial incorporates both automatic playback components and manual playback components. With the former type, the system automatically plays the information, while with the latter, the visitors can key in what he or she listens to. There are two different options at Hamilton Grange National Memorial for the vision-impaired:
The visitor center, gift shop, and restrooms are accessible to all visitors including visitors with limited mobility. There is also an elevator/lift available to the upper story Historic floor.
· Audio Live Feed: Provides enhanced audio synchronized with the film shown in the visitor center.
· A scripted guided Ranger tour of the historic floor is available upon request and it also can be found HERE for personal copy.
· · Printed park material of our site and other parks in New York are available.
Did You Know?
After a visit to Paterson Falls, New Jersey Hamilton chose the site as the first planned industrial city. He initiated the Society for the Establishment of Useful Manufactures to fulfill the mission. Paterson Falls in now the newest addition to the National Park Service.