Deaf / Hearing Loss

Two miniature version of the statues seen along the memorial are placed on a table for visitors to touch. Braille is available next to each exhibit. A handheld audio device is available next to the exhibits.
Tactile, audio, and braille exhibits in the visitor center

Photo: NPS / Kelsey Graczyk

Please contact us at least two weeks before your visit for ASL interpretation of the memorial. Explore a detailed description and audio tour and Photos & Multimedia for more information of the memorial.


  • The memorial’s exhibit area offers various exhibits including tactile elements and assistive listening systems, and a real-life version of FDR’s wheelchair.
  • There are three sets of assistive listening systems in the exhibit area. Each has one hand-held speaker that must be placed against an ear. They are connected to the panel with a cord that cannot be moved far. Visitors must navigate buttons on a panel to change volume, pause, play, and skip.

Last updated: April 23, 2024

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