Guide to Access
This guide provides information about access for visitors with disabilities who visit our museum
campus. We are striving to provide information in alternate formats where possible. Please contact us
with your comments or suggestions for improving our accessibility.
The historic nature of some
of our buildings and grounds present some impediments to accessibility. We describe the
limitations below. With the exception of the front parking lot, all outdoor surfaces are grassy and naturally
Our main exhibit hall is fully
accessible from the parking lot. Surfaces are smooth and firm and ramps are provided for changes in levels. The
restroom is also accessible.
Victorian Sheriff’s Residence and 1912 Jail
Access to these buildings is difficult for
visitors with mobility impairments. There are stairs into the building and well as interior stairs. Doorways are
narrow as are the interior hallways. Access to the building is across a naturally uneven grass
19th Century Log
Access to this building is difficult for visitors
with mobility impairments. There is a 7” high step into the building and the doorway is 30” wide. Access to this
building is across a naturally uneven grass lawn.
Access to all the gardens on the
grounds is across grassy and naturally uneven lawns. Access may be difficult for unaccompanied visitors with
mobility impairments. Assistance may be helpful.
animals, as defined by the ADA, are permitted everywhere in all buildings and on all the
If you have any questions, please call the museum office at 231-627-9597.