The Torpedo Factory Art Center strives to be accessible to people who use wheelchairs and other visitors who need to avoid stairs.


Persons with proper handicapped identification on their cars may park free at any street meter and are exempt from residential parking sticker requirements.

There are also several garages within moderate distance of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, many with accessible spaces. For real-time maps to locate parking in garages, visit the ParkMe website or download their free iPhone app.

For directions, go to Plan Your Visit.


Barrier-free entrances with power-assist doors are found on the Potomac Riverfront side of the building, facing the marina.

Navigating the Building

All public spaces are wheelchair accessible. The elevator is located in the Riverfront entryway past the women’s restroom.

There is an accessible restroom on each floor. The Torpedo Factory Art Center is a dog-friendly building, including service dogs.