Mobile Tours

The Museum offers FREE applications for mobile devices that give onsite and offsite visitors access to special exhibitions and the Museum’s collection. Visitors can use their own devices, or iPads may be available for FREE checkout at the Information Desk.

Need headphones?

Headphones are available for sale in the Museum Store on the second floor near Oscar’s café.

Need WiFi?

FREE public WiFi is available throughout the Museum.

Heart Gallery Alabama smartguide feature

Heart Gallery Alabama smartguide feature

The Museum recently added 30 new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of the Heart Gallery Alabama 10th-Anniversary Exhibition. The Heart Gallery Alabama smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the exhibition. The Heart Gallery Alabama smartguide feature includes: An

Black Like Who? smartguide feature

Black Like Who? smartguide feature

The Museum recently added nine new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of Black Like Who? Exploring Race and Representation. The Black Like Who? smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the exhibition. The Black Like Who? smartguide feature

Audio descriptions added to BMA smartguide

Audio descriptions added to BMA smartguide

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Museum has added audio descriptions to the BMA smartguide for signature works in the collection. Audio description (also called verbal description) is a way of using words

David Puxley smartguide feature

David Puxley smartguide feature

The Museum recently added a new stop to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter. The David Puxley smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the exhibition. The David Puxley smartguide feature includes: An essay

So Close to Heaven smartguide feature

So Close to Heaven smartguide feature

The Museum recently added 10 new stops to its smartguide in conjunction with the opening of So Close to Heaven: Sacred Sculpture from the Weldon Collection. The So Close to Heaven smartguide feature, available for FREE here, complements any visit to the

BMA smartguide

BMA smartguide

Launched in October 2013, the BMA’s smartguide offers an innovative and fun way for visitors to engage more deeply with artworks from special exhibitions and the collection. The smartguide provides text, primary and alternate images of artworks, audio and video clips, links

Art Speaks mobile app

Art Speaks mobile app

In August 2013, the Museum debuted its second mobile app, which engaged with a series of exhibitions commemorating the Civil Rights Movement. The Art Speaks app was designed to enhance the experience of onsite and offsite visitors with original content,

Look of Love for Apple iPad

Look of Love for Apple iPad

The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to debut The Look of Love for the Apple iPad. Visitors can use this app in the Museum, and a nationwide audience can download it, free of charge, through the Apple App Store.