Western Australian Museum – Albany: physical access information

This page describes the accessible facilities available at the Western Australian Museum – Albany.

Western Australian Museum — Albany,
Residency Road,
Albany, Western Australia, 6330
ACROD parking
Main museum car-park. Two large bays available. Level access. No barriers. Free (no cost)
Drop off area
Main museum car-park. Drop off in front of Eclipse building or Residency building. Level access. No barriers.
Entry to Museum
Accessible path from parking and drop off area to Museum entry. Small ramp leading down to Eclipse building entrance, small ramp leading up to Cooperative building and One Teacher School Room. No stairs to either main entrances. All entrances level. All doors manual opening.
The reception desk is located in the Eclipse building on the ground floor, Immediately inside the doors.
Trained Guide or Assistance Dogs
Visitors accompanied by a Trained Guide or Assistance Dog or a dog undergoing such training are welcome in this site.
Access within Museum
All galleries have level flooring. There is lift access to the second story of the Eclipse building. The lift access is suitable for PWD and wheelchairs.
Equipment available
The site has a complimentary wheelchair. Manual operation.
The site does not have universal access toilets. If required urgently, there is access to a larger, handled toilet within the staff administration area.
Hearing loops
Audio guides
Touch trolleys
The Discovery Centre caters for visually impaired visitors with all objects and specimens available for touch sessions. Staff will assist.
Contact Catherine Salmaggi on (08) 9841 4844 for group or individual visits where assistance is required or there are special needs.