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Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Museums & Heritage Sites, Accessibility

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

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

Vision

Overall Space
  • 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 guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards

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
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
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.

Visitors are welcome to join us for free guided tours of the Parliament Buildings. Tours are offered from Monday to Friday between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Free tickets are distributed on the driveway on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours fill up quickly so plan to arrive earlier in the day in order to obtain tickets. Closed on weekends and holidays.