Orange Regional Museum - Inherit: old and new histories

Friday 14 June 2024 to Sunday 17 August 2025 (DAILY event)

Overview

The Inherit: old and new histories bring together both familiar and less well-known stories from across the Central West. Exploring the region’s history, the exhibition highlights big events and…

The Inherit: old and new histories bring together both familiar and less well-known stories from across the Central West.

Exploring the region’s history, the exhibition highlights big events and significant personalities, as well as the lives and experiences of everyday people.

Told through more than 100 objects, these are the stories that have shaped the region's past and present.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)

Have accessible seating areas in theatrette

Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked

Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)

Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)

Have grab rails in the bathroom

Have lifts with enough space for people using a mobility aid to enter and turn around to use the lift buttons. Buttons are at accessible height.

Have step free access to the conference or function room

Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)

Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints

Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone

Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)

Provide seating in common areas including reception area

Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth