Merritt Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

Visitor CentresMerritt, Thompson Okanagan, Thompson Valley

2250 Voght Street, Merritt, British Columbia, V1K 1R6

Accessibility

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

Mobility

Entrance
  • 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
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

Hearing

  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual and hearing requirements
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
  • Business has a dog relief area on site

Tourism Merritt is at the heart of the Nicola Valley. Whether you’re traveling to or through the City of Merritt, the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House is a great location to start your visit. You can find Merritt tourism information, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, or juice, and enjoy the lovely property which is especially vibrant in the spring and summer months. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Merritt, the staff at the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House can assist you with visitor information, finding accommodations, restaurants and local points of interest.