City of Armadale

History House Museum, Armadale


Summary
  • Local history museum located in the Minnawarra Historic Precinct
  • Accessible parking and a public unisex accessible toilet lnearby
  • Information is produced in a large print on a range of different coloured backgrounds
  • Entry is by donation
Location (View Map)
Orchard Avenue, Armadale, WA 6112 Australia (City of Armadale Access and Mobility Map, Armadale CBD Inset Map reference E 2)
Opening Hours
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Telephone
08 9399 0670

Closest accessible parking
Accessible Parking, Minnawarra Park Historic Precinct, Armadale
External access and entrance
  • There is 16 metres of car park roadway and  kerb ramp with a 2 cm lip at the top from the accessible parking bays to the museum. There is also a slope 12 metres long with a gradient of 1:20 down to the museum entrance.
  • Entrance door is wide and automatic opening, with a spacious entry foyer.
  • Museum entry is through a 90cm wide door that is held open. There is an 2cm lip at the door.
Entrance
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Internal area
  • A low reception desk is located next to the door where staff or volunteers are available to assist visitors.
  • The Museum Curator reports that the wide aisles are kept clear to ensure wheelchair and pram access.
  • Seating is provided.
  • There is circulation space for  users of wheelchairs and walking aids to view displays in all rooms. A mix of carpet and tiled flooring is provided throughout.
  • There is a 3 cm lip at the 90 cm wide door leading onto the Courtyard where there are additional displays. This door is often held open. It is light to open and has a knob handle.
Museum Display Museum Display
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • The external sign has bronze coloured capital letters on a wooden plaque placed above the museum door.
  • Information throughout the museum has a large print, mostly with a clear colour contrast.
  • Historical displays are mostly at sitting height, with some at ground and standing heights.
Closest accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Minnawarra Park, Armadale

Information collected by: City of Armadale

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.