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Fort Langley National Historic Site

Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, British Columbia, V1M 2R5

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
  • Space specifically marked with a van-accessible sign, at minimum 4.7 metres wide, large enough to accommodate a vehicle with a side lift/ramp
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
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180-degree turn with a mobility device (minimum turning area of 1,500 mm in diameter)
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
  • 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
  • Elevators (if applicable) have verbal announcements at each floor, and braille on the buttons

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

Service Dogs
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
Additional Information

As noted on the Facilities page, some pathways have a slope of 8.5%

Learn More

COVID-19 update: We are offering limited visitor access and basic services as of June 8, 2020. Please see our website for details. Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur trade at Fort Langley and stand in the spot where BC was proclaimed a British colony in 1858. Explore the scenic fortbuilt by the Hudsons Bay Company in 1827where fur traders once exchanged furs, salmon and cranberries with Indigenous communities. Fort Langley is packed with interactive displays and activities for the whole family, including a children’s play area. Watch blacksmithing, barrel-making or historic weapons demonstrations, pan for gold and laugh along with an interpretive program. Additional experiences include overnight stays in a furnished oTENTik, audio tours, Sxwimel Boutique & Gifts and lelm at the Fort Cafe. Free parking. Walking distance to Fort Langley village where you can explore shops museums, walking trails and dining.