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Miyazaki House

Museums & Heritage Sites, Art Galleries, Accessibility

643 Russel Lane, Lillooet, British Columbia, V0K 1V0

Miyazaki House Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
Restroom In Public Area
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)

Vision

Overall Space
  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Neutral or muted colours that are calming and subdued
  • Surfaces, window coverings, and décor with minimal glare or reflection, as well as minimal use of bold patterns, shapes, or stripes
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Minimal visual clutter and obstacles
  • Nonslip floor surfaces with minimal reflection
  • Steps and slope changes are clearly marked and lit, and have handrails
  • Background noise is minimal, and alarms or auditory cues are on a low frequency
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights
Signs & Navigation
  • Signs are clear and concise, in large, plain font with good contrast between text and background
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection
Restroom In Public Area
  • Entrance and exit are clearly identified on doors (including stalls and back of the main door)
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person

General

Supporting Programs
  • Business accepts Access2Card (www.access2card.ca) or permits a support person to accompany the customer at no cost or at a discount
Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with cognitive disabilities
  • System in place for guests to contact a staff member for help if required
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use

Lillooet’s Historic Home is open to visitors from May to October. Learn about the prominent families who once lived in the heritage house. See Dr. Miyazaki’s office just as he left it, museum artifacts, historic photos, antiques, and gift shop. Local art, cultural and community events are held at the house and grounds during the summer months. Donations are gratefully accepted.