Accessibility Services


The Wortham Giant Screen Theatre is dedicated to offering accessibility for all our guests and making your visit both comfortable and memorable. We invite you to visit the Museum Services desk or Box Office personnel should you need any of the following.

Theatre Access:

Our theatre accommodates eight (8) wheelchairs and companion seats.
To access the Theatre via wheelchair, go to the double doors marked “Handicapped Access” on the main floor, nearest to the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre sign.

Closed Captioning:

Our Dolby CaptiView closed caption viewing system provides accessibility for the hearing-impaired. Use of the set is free of charge. Please let us know when purchasing your ticket if you need a set. There are 10 units available on a first-come, first-served basis.  They can be used at any seat.

Assisted Listening Devices:

Our Listen Technologies assistive listening system provides accessibility for the visually-impaired. Please let us know when purchasing your ticket if you need a set. There are 10 assistive listening devices available on a first-come, first-served basis.  They can be used at any seat.


Please note – Closed captioning and assistive listening availability is subject to the content made available from distributors. Not every film is enabled with the content necessary for closed captioning and/or assistive listening. Please ask an HMNS staff member when purchasing your GST ticket if closed captioning and/or and assistive listening is available for the film of your choice.

Located Here
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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