Find information and plan your visit to the State House.
Visitors who are Blind/Low-vision
Guests with low vision may select a tactile tour, which is approximately an hour and fifteen minutes and must be booked in advance. These tours are generally limited to fifteen visitors and are suitable for all ages.
Visitors who are d/Deaf
Sign language interpreters are available for tour guests with a minimum of five business days’ notice.
Parking and Entrances
Parking for wheelchair users is available in the adjacent garage and on the south side of West State Street between the State House and Thomas Edison State College. The State House Annex is equipped with wheelchair-accessible ramps.
The State House and State House Annex are equipped with wheelchair-accessible elevators, restrooms, and phones. Public galleries are not wheelchair accessible. For tours, arrangements will be made for the floor of both legislative chambers to be available to visitors in wheelchairs. On session days, sergeants-at-arms of both Houses may grant visitors using wheelchairs access to the chamber floors through the first-floor main entrance.
Signage in the State House Annex and pedestrian tunnel connecting to the State House contains Braille and raised lettering.
A Lactation Room is available for nursing mothers. It is located adjacent to the women’s bathroom on level 3 of the State House, Room L302. Nearby restrooms and those in the Welcome Center are equipped with changing stations.
The legislative chambers are equipped with built-in FM-assisted listening devices. Headsets and receivers are available when requested 24 hours in advance. Specific arrangements can be made by calling:
- Legislative Committee Rooms
- Senate Chamber
- General Assembly Chamber
Real-time reporters and sign language interpreters are available with a minimum of five business days’ notice by calling 609-847-3350.
Large-print versions of bills, resolutions, and committee statements can be obtained from the Office of Legislative Services Legislative Information and Bill Room (LIBR). Other items can be enlarged or made available in an audio format by request. They can be reached at 609-847-3905 or 800-792-8630. For d/Deaf users, dial 711 for NJ Relay.