Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

Things To Do, Arts & Heritage, Museums & Heritage SitesVancouver Island, Victoria, Cowichan & Southern Vancouver Island

501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia, V8V 1X4

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
  • One or more entry points are automated
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
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* turn with a mobility device (minimum 1.50-metre diameter)
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • 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 guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards

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
Additional Information

The Parliament Buildings are accessible to visitors in wheelchairs, those with limited. Follow ramp on the west side of the Main Entrance & ring buzzer for assistance. Those enjoying the public guided tour can use the elevator to move between floors.

Welcome to the Parliament Buildings. Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, visitors are welcome for free guided tours year-round. Please note, the buildings are currently closed to the public due to the ongoing health crisis.