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Westbank Museum & West Kelowna Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

2376 Dobbin Rd, West Kelowna, British Columbia, V4T 2H9

Health and Safety Info

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
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
  • One or more entry points are automated
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Restroom In Public Area
  • 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)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

Overall Space
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

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

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the 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
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use

**COVID -19 update** The Westbank Museum and The West Kelowna Visitor Centre are open. Masks are required to enter the main door. To go into the museum Vaccination Passports are now required. Thank you, and stay safe! We are a community museum as well as a Visitor Information Centre. We strive to promote our community’s history and to give visitors outstanding service!