Accessibility for Hayes Presidential Center visitors
Handicap parking spaces are conveniently located between the Hayes Museum and Hayes Home making the distance to either site as short as possible. Upon arrival, visitors with mobility restrictions can summon assistance via a call box located near the handicap parking spaces.
An outside lift and interior elevator make the Hayes Museum accessible to those restricted to a wheelchair as well as other individuals with mobility impairments. A wheelchair is available for visitor use, free of charge in the Museum.
The Hayes Home also has an exterior lift that gains access to the historic structures first floor. Visitors unable to negotiate stairs to the second floor can enjoy a videotaped tour of those areas. To ensure their experience is complete, one of our tour Guides provides insightful commentary during the entirety of the film. A wheelchair is available, free of charge, for use in the home.
A mile of paved paths provides access to Spiegel Grove, President Rutherford B. Hayes 25-acre estate. The paths can be used to visit the Hayes Tomb, located a short distance from the Hayes Home.
Public restrooms are located in the Hayes Museum. They are handicap accessible.