Accessibility at the Textile Museum of Canada

The Textile Museum of Canada is committed to accessibility for all visitors.

Support Persons

Support persons accompanying a visitor with a disability receive free admission.

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome at the Textile Museum.

Entrance

The entrance to the Textile Museum is at street level. A gently sloped granite and brick surface connects the sidewalk and the entrance. The entrance has a vestibule and two sets of doors with automatic door openers.

Textile Museum of Canada entrance

Width of entrance doorways:

  • Single doors opened by automatic door opener: 33 inches
  • Double doors (requires staff or volunteer assistance to open): 70 inches

‚ÄčTextile Museum of Canada's outer doors Textile Museum of Canada's vestibule and inner doors

Elevator dimensions:

  • Doorway: 35 inches
  • Length: 60 inches
  • Width: 58.25 inches

Textile Museum of Canada lobby and elevator Textile Museum of Canada elevator

About the space:

The Textile Museum’s public space is on 4 floors. All levels are accessible by elevator.

Washrooms with a wheelchair accessible stall are available on the 2nd floor, accessible by elevator. The doors to these washrooms have automatic door openers.

  • Width of doorways to washroom with accessible stall: 33 inches
  • Width of accessible stall doorway: 34.5 inches

One manual wheelchair is available at the front desk, free of charge. No reservation required.

The Textile Museum has a small lecture theatre. The entrance to the theatre is level and the back row is flat with no fixed seating. Staff and volunteers can re-arrange and remove the chairs in this area as needed.

The theatre has double doors; when they are both open, the doorway width is 59 inches.

Large Print Guides

Large print guides for selected exhibitions are available at the front desk.

Transit and Parking

The Textile Museum is 150 metres from St Patrick subway station. St Patrick is NOT an accessible station. The closest accessible subway stations are Osgoode (450 metres away) and Queen’s Park (700 metres away).

There is limited street parking available. There are no designated accessible parking spots in close proximity to the Museum.

Questions or comments

If you have specific questions or concerns, please contact the Textile Museum in advance of your visit at:

General contact number: 416-599-5321

For more information or if you have any questions or comments regarding accessibility at the Textile Museum, please contact Anna Richard, Curatorial and Outreach Coordinator at 416-599-5321, extension 2232 or arichard@textilemuseum.ca.

Hours of operation: Daily 11 am-5 pm; Wednesdays 11 am-8 pm