City of Melville

Heathcote Museum and Gallery at Point Heathcote, Applecross

  • A local museum with changing gallery displays
  • An accessible parking bay is located in the car park near the museum
  • A unisex accessible toilet is provided on site
  • There is a shop at the gallery "Heathcote Studio Door" that sells textiles, jewellery and other artworks from WA artists.
Location (View Map)
Duncraig Road, Applecross, WA 6153 Australia (Swan House)
Opening Hours
  • Tuesday to Friday 10.00am to 3.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 12.00pm to 3.00pm
08 9364 5666

Closest accessible parking

  • Single bay in the car park near the museum and gallery.
    Bay is clearly identified, 3.3 metres wide and 5.6 metres long on level and even bitumen.
    There is a bus bay near the museum entrance.
  • Vehicle access from: Lower car park of Point Heathcote.
  • Pedestrian access: Across car park, to kerb ramp to museum.
Parking bay Car park from parking to entrance
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External access and entrance
  • A wide ramp, 90cm long up to the entrance door. The ramp has a gradient of 1:16.
  • Door is 1.3 metres wide when both doors are open.
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Internal area
  • A spacious gallery and museum, where wheelchair and walking aid users can access all areas. 
  • The floor is wooden.
  • The service counter at the entrance is at sitting height.
  • The central corrdor has a range of smaller rooms with doors 72cm wide. These rooms have displays inside which can be viewed from the doorway. This corridor leads to a large spacious display area.
Counter Central corridor Exhibition space
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Informative signage associated with gallery displays is at sitting height. 
  • It has good colour contrast in large clear print.

Toilet: Unisex accessible toilet within Heathcote Museum and Gallery

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: Access symbol on toilet door.
  • External access: Wide corridor.
  • Toilet door: An 85cm wide door with knob handle and medium size lock. Door is heavy to open and slow to close.
  • Pan height: 44cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 84cm
  • Lighting: Switch in cubicle at sitting height.
Toilet door Toilet diagram Toilet Basin
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Community room
  • Located off the wide central corridor through a door 80cm wide.
  • Tables are 73cm high with 71cm knee clearance, some seats with armrests.
Community room
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Information collected by: City of Melville

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.