Musée de l'ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier

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Accessibility features

Establishment category:

Museum / Historic Site

Full access
Visual impairments

Evaluation year by Kéroul: 2023

Musée de l'ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier
1001, avenue J.-A.-Bombardier
Valcourt, (Québec)
J0E 2L0

poste 94#: 450 532 5300

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Located in Valcourt, in the Eastern Townships region, the J. Armand Bombardier Museum of Ingenuity encourages participation through interactive devices. Certain sections of the exhibition kiosks are lowered. White glove tour with guide for groups by reservation. Large yellow markings on the ground create a demarcation around the exhibition kiosks. Before the course, folding stools are offered to visitors for self-service, allowing a little rest wherever you want. There is the possibility of borrowing a wheelchair for free. Shells are also available at reception.



 Exterior parking lot

 One or more reserved parking spaces : 1

Exterior Entrance* | (Main entrance)

Driveway leading to the entrance
 Without slope or gently sloping

Front door
 Maneuvering space of at least 1.5 m x 1.5 m
 Free width of at least 80 cm
 Door equipped with an electric opening mechanism
 Presence of an electric opening mechanism

2nd Gateway
 Door equipped with an electric opening mechanism

Front door
 Sliding doors

2nd Gateway
 Sliding doors

Interior of the building : Billetterie et boutique

 Accessible counter
 Wireless or removable payment terminal

drinking fountain
 Fitted out for people with disabilities
 Insufficient Clearance Under Fountain : 650 cm
 Command difficult to use


Accessible washroom(s)
 Maneuvering space in front of the door at least 1.5 m wide x 1.5 m deep
 Dimension of at least 1.5 m wide x 1.5 m deep
 Interior Maneuvering Space : 1,1 m wide x 1,1 m deep

Accessible washroom bowl
 Center (axis) between 46 cm and 48 cm from the nearest adjacent wall
 Transfer area on the side of the toilet bowl : 84 cm
 No back support for tankless toilet

Accessible toilet stall grab bar(s)
 Horizontal to the right of the bowl
 At least 76 cm in length
 Located : 90 cm above floor

Accessible washroom(s)
  1 toilet cabin(s) adapted for the disabled / 8 cabin(s)

Additional information

urinals not accessible, door 50 cm

Showroom* : La passion d'innover / A passion for innovation

 Exhibit space adapted for disabled persons

 Objects not titled in glassed displays

 Descriptive labels too high : 1,4 cm
 Descriptive panels in large print (1 cm)

 Direct lighting in certain parts of exhibit : 75 %

Showroom* : La passion d'une vie / Passion as a way of life

 Exhibit space adapted for disabled persons

 Descriptive panels in large print (1 cm)

Exhibit area* : La passion d'entreprendre / Entrepreneurial passion

 Exhibit area adapted for disabled persons

 Entrance: door esay to open

 All seating accessible to disabled persons