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Bulkley Valley Museum

Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

1425 Main Street, Smithers, British Columbia, V0J 2N0

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
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

General

Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site

Explore the natural and human history of Smithers and the surrounding Bulkley Valley at the Bulkley Valley Museum! Located in the historic Central Park Building, the Museum features engaging and informative temporary and permanent displays on local history and culture, including Driftwood Canyon fossils, and the Bulkley Valley’s “gift to civilization” – the egg carton! Explore the streets of Smithers with our free historical walking tour – your guide to historic buildings and spaces of Smithers. The Museum is fully accessible, has ample on-site parking for RVs, and has a kid-friendly scavenger hunt activity. The Bulkley Valley Museum is yours to discover. The Museum is open to the public with occupancy limits and COVID cleaning procedures in place. Please visit https://bvmuseum.org/visit/ for details on our COVID safety plan.