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Kilby Historic Site

Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

215 Kilby Road School Road, Harrison Mills, British Columbia, V0M 1L0

Health and Safety Info

Kilby Historic Site 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
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
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

Overall Space
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Specific times are available for quiet visits to support people requiring low stimuli
  • Neutral or muted colours that are calming and subdued
  • Surfaces, window coverings, and décor with minimal glare or reflection, as well as minimal use of bold patterns, shapes, or stripes
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Minimal visual clutter and obstacles
  • Door handles have colour contrast with the body of the door; doors and frames have colour contrast with adjacent walls; any glass doors are marked to make them clearly visible
  • Background noise is minimal, and alarms or auditory cues are on a low frequency
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights
Signs & Navigation
  • Directional signs at key decision points, including main entrances, restrooms, lounges, and reception desks
  • Signs are clear and concise, in large, plain font with good contrast between text and background
  • Signs include both text and pictures to help indicate the use of different rooms
  • Signs are well lit
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection

General

Supporting Programs
  • Business accepts Access2Card (www.access2card.ca) or permits a support person to accompany the customer at no cost or at a discount
Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • 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

Please see our website for additional information about our accessible features.

Experience a 1920s Fraser Valley living history site with costumed interpreters. This 5 acre BC Heritage attraction is fully open for the season. Enjoy our 1906 General Store Museum, Manchester House Hotel, Post Office with knowledgeable costumed interpreters to guide you. The Kilby Caf offers a full lunch menu for dine in or take out. Enjoy your lunch, home-made pastries, Cabin Fever Junction pies and Birchwood Gourmet Ice Cream in the caf, Eliza Kilby Rose Garden. Licensed Caf. Call for more information!