City of Armadale

Armadale Outpost Telegraph Centre and Communication Museum


Summary
  • Small free standing building that is a replica of the first Armadale Post Office, housing a collection of early telegraph, telephone and other communication equipment
  • Staff open the building on request and offer assistance to people using wheeled mobility aids, through a side door
  • An accessible parking bay and accessible toilet are located nearby
Location (View Map)
40 Jull Street, Armadale, WA 6112 Australia (City of Armadale Access and Mobility Map, Armadale CBD Inset Map reference G 2)
Opening Hours
  • Staff available to open the building during Visitor Centre opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3.00pm
Telephone
08 9497 3543

Closest accessible parking
Accessible Parking, Visitor Centre Precinct, Armadale
External access and entrance
  • Access to the museum from the accesisble parking bay is approximately 50 metres across the car park.
  • A kerb ramp onto the wide paved area, shared with the Visitor Centre.
  • Museum is opened on request and for security reasons all visitors are accompanied by a Visitor Centre staff member.
  • Side door is more accessible than the main entrance door. It is 86cm wide with a 4cm external with an internal lip.
Accessible Entrance
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Internal area
  • Spacious interior.
  • Displays are arranged around the edge of the room, from sitting height.
  • Tables displaying Morse Code equipment are a variety of heights, all with knee access.
Museum Displays
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • External sign is large, in good colour contrast with capital letters.
  • Printed information is clear, in good colour contrast.
  • Display label styles vary, however are generally have clear colour contrast and capital letters.
Equipment for people with disabilities
Large print information sheet available on request.
Closest accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Armadale Visitor Centre Precinct

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.