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The first national public institution in Canada to receive the Accessibility Certified Gold rating!

Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The new Canada Science and Technology Museum is thrilled to be the first national public institution in Canada to receive the Accessibility Certified Gold rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) program.

The RHFAC program works to help improve accessibility of the built environment – the places where we live, work, and play – in Canada.  The new museum, which reopened its doors on Nov. 17, 2017 following a complete renewal, integrates accessibility into many aspects of its design.

In designing the new museum, we focused on making the overall experience as barrier-free as possible, for as many needs as possible. People with disabilities – and the technologies developed for and by them – are featured in exhibitions throughout the museum. Read more


The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.

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