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VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM                434-977-1025
524Main St, East End of the Downtown Mall
 Charlottesville, VA  22902

DIRECTIONS: I-64 to Charlottesville, Exit onto 5th Street, (64 East turn right, 64 West turn left) 2 miles turn right at 6th traffic light onto E. Market, at intersection of E. Market, Preston and McIntire.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Interactive exhibits for children ages 1-10 and the adults who accompany them. 

PARKING:  2 wheelchair accessible parking spaces.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  All brick pavement.  Curb cuts present.  No vehicles on the actual mall strip.

ENTRANCE:  Off the Downtown Mall.  Entry doors, 34 in. wide, easily open in with double doors, 1 with knob, 1 with long horizontal bar handle located 36-38 in. above floor.  Door bell  if assistance is needed.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Next to arts and crafts room.  Doors 31 in. wide, open in.  Turns to enter.  Accessible stalls have 32 in. wide doors opening out and handrails.  19 in. toilet seat height, and 12 in. between commode and wall.  Sink height 34 in,  pipes wrapped.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  Rest rooms are identified by a raised figure with pants or skirt on door to designate men or women.

For guests with visual disabilities, there are hands-on exhibits and signs printed on a non-glossy surface.

For guests with mobility disabilities, there are lowered drinking fountains.

GIFT SHOP:  Clerks assist customers with special needs.  Aisles clear of temporary displays.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Accepted credit cards V and MC.  Hours:  1-5 Sun, 10-5 Tu- Sat.  Admission fee. 


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