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Vanderhoof Visitor Centre & Museum

Visitor Centres, Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

478 West 1st Street Corner of Highway 16 and Pine Street, Vanderhoof, British Columbia, V0J 3A0

Vanderhoof Visitor Centre & Museum Accessibility

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


  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
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%


Overall Space
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Audio description headsets available for presentations, films or movies
  • 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


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
Additional Information

Washroom is accessible but has inward swing door.

The Vanderhoof Museum is a collection of six historic buildings from Vanderhoof and surrounding area located on the traditional territory of the Saik’uz First Nation. The Visitor Centre is located in the brand new Vanderhoof Culture and Tourism Center, which was completed on June 30, 2022. Grab some brochures, and check out the local art and locally made merchandise for sale. A large RV parking lot, free WIFI, picnic tables and 1.5km interpretive walking trail are located on site. Entrance fees are by donation.