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703-385-8414                                                    800-545-7950
10209 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030   

DIRECTIONS: Rt. 236  (W) Fairfax City, shopping mall with T.J. Maxx Store.

PARKING: 1 wheelchair accessible parking space.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Historic elementary school built 1873.  Oldest 2 story public school in Fairfax County.  Museum features local history, exhibits highlighting the Civil War, the structure, and the city.

PARKING:  Accessible parking at side of property.  Ramps well marked.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Concrete pavement.  Paths accessible to persons with mobility disabilities.  Steep grades may require assistance for persons in wheelchairs.  Length of paths 140 - 180 ft.

ENTRANCE:  Located in front.  2 exterior steps, each 7 in. high.  Handrails on left.  Ramps provided.  1 entry door, 34 in. wide, easily opens out with pull handle located 28 in. above floor.  2 steps inside lobby, located rear of lobby.  Each step 8 in. high and marked with tactile strip/color change.  Handrails on left/right.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:   At level M with elevator.  Doors 35 in. wide, open out.  No turns to enter.  19 in. toilet seat height.  Sink height 32 in.  Rest rooms are identified by a raised figure with pants or skirt on door to designate men or women.

ELEVATOR:   Wheelchair accessible elevator with sound indicator serves 1st floor lobby, M and 2nd floor.  Buttons in braille.  

For guests with visual disabilities, there are signs on non-glossy surfaces. 

GIFT SHOP:  Book shelves only.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Free admission.  Hours 9-5 daily.  Closed New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


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