Accessibility and Special Needs Access Program

Please check the Prospect Park website for programs and events designed specifically for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Space is often limited and registration is required. 

The 1st floor of the Lefferts Historic House and the museum grounds are wheel chair accessible. For information regarding exhibits on the 2nd floor please speak with an onsite educator. For a complete list of accessibility accommodations at the Lefferts Historic House and other Historic House Trust Properties please visit the Historic House Trust Access Chart on their website. 

Online Materials
Lefferts Historic House Social Stories  is a story available to prepare children for their visit and shows what it's like to visit the Museum and Carousel. Download the PDF to read the story.

Quiet Spaces and Times
The museum is typically quiet on school weekdays from 2 - 5pm.

Quiet places in the museum on the 1st Floor include:

  • Back Parlor, with a comfy reading chair, books and puzzles

Quiet places on the Grounds of the museum include:

  • Wigwam Area
  • Chipped paths around museum
  • Wagon
  • Benches