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
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%
  • Transportation (ie: sightseeing, bus, coach, (if applicable) equipped with a lift or roll in

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

  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards
  • 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
Learn More

Operated by the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society, the Agassiz-Harrison Museum and Visitor Information Centre preserves and promotes Agassiz-Harrison Valley history, specifically the communities of Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs, and Harrison Mills. Amenities include our wheelchair accessible, family friendly 1893 heritage CPR station, which houses a large gallery, gift shop, and full service visitor information booth. There is plenty of free parking and a picnic/play area in adjacent Pioneer Park. We are located off Highway 7 in downtown Agassiz, south of the railway tracks and within walking distance to local businesses and restaurants. We are open seasonally from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving weekend. During the off season we are open by appointment. Please call us to ensure availability.