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The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre

Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Accessibility

Things To Do, Arts & Heritage, Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions & Sightseeing, AttractionsStewart-Cassiar & Highway 16, Prince George, Northern British Columbia

333 Becott Place, Prince George, British Columbia, V2L 4V7

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
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • One or more entry points are automated
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180* turn with a mobility device (minimum 1.50-metre diameter)
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)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting options to improve visibility
  • Staff are available to accompany guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

General

Emergency Plan
  • 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

The Exploration Place, Museum & Science Centre, is a Northern BC non-profit organization and registered charity whose mission is to preserve our local history and foster lifelong learning in the areas of science, technology heritage and culture. Come discover local history, explore hands-on science, experience new exhibits and shop to your heart’s content in our gift shop! We are open 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week including statutory holidays*. (*Please note we are closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.) The Little Prince Steam Engine operates seasonally starting on the May long weekend to the September Labour Day statutory holiday then operates on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.

48 Hours in Prince George: An Accessible Getaway