Montgomery County Accessibility

Montgomery County welcomes visitors with open arms hoping to provide an accessible experience for all. Book your stay at one of our 75+ accessible hotels!

 

The Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) has become one of the 1st ADA compliant websites in the region. VFTCB partnered with AudioEye to provide website visitors with a fully customizable user experience tailored to their individual needs. AudioEye’s assistive tools offer benefits for all site visitors, but in particular: aging populations, individuals who have vision, hearing, motor, and cognitive disabilities, those who are color blind, dyslexic, learning to read, studying a second language, or just prefer listening.

Accessibility Options in Montgomery County


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Valley Forge Park

Valley Forge Park makes sure that your park experience is completely accessible! The trolley/walking tours, bathrooms, visitor’s center, portions of trails, and buildings are all made to be accessible including ramps, elevators, and a wheelchair on-board lift for the trolley tour.

Elmwood Park Zoo

The Elmwood Park Zoo welcomes guests of all ability levels, and is dedicated to making every visit special. They offer scooter rentals, free guided tours for guests with visual impairments, as well as becoming the first zoo in the world to earn certification as a Certified Autism Center. This designation is awarded to organizations who have completed a training and review process with the goal to better serve individuals with autism and other sensory needs. They also offer early access mornings and quiet evenings, sensory backpacks, sensory guides, an accessibility map and quiet spaces.

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Suburban Square

Suburban Square

Suburban Square's shopping center is a service animal- friendly and wheelchair accessible zone. 

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

LEGOLAND provides guests with a completely accessible experience at their discovery center. All attractions are fully wheelchair & scooter accessible, service animals are always welcome, oxygen tanks are permitted, birthday party rooms are used as quiet spaces for guests with autism, family/companion restrooms, and scripts and sign language interpretation available upon request to hearing impaired guests.

SENSORY NIGHTS 2019: LEGOLAND has teamed up with The Ruttenberg Autism Center and MusicWorks to provide a sensory friendly LEGO experience on select months below from 5-7 pm each date. Sensory nights include, staff training by The Ruttenberg Autism Center, music therapy information, reduction of sound and light levels in certain areas, quiet spaces, a reduced Center capacity and Social Stories. Click here for more information.

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American Treasure Tour

American Treasure Tour Museum

The American Treasure Tour Museum offers handicap accessibility throughout the museum. 

King of Prussia Mall

The King of Prussia mall entrances are handicap accessible and also advise customers to call 610-265-5727 if you need wheelchair assistance and a wheelchair will be brought to the entrance for you. Handicap restrooms and accessible parking is also offered as well as AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) devices located throughout the mall.

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Ardmore Music Hall

Ardmore Music Hall

The Ardmore Music Hall is an ADA accessible venue with no steps to enter the club through the main entrance.  They provide ADA accessible entrances, an ADA section adjacent to the stage so sightlines are not blocked, accessible bathrooms and security to guide visitors when crowded. 

Colebrookdale Railroad

The Colebrookdale railroad's Garden Cafe (Dining) car is equipped to accommodate persons with walkers and wheelchairs.  The boarding platform has a ramp and shallow steps as well. Along with this, Colebrookdale Railroad is in the process of introducing the Valhalla, a luxurious ADA Compliant Palace Car that will revolutionize heritage rail travel. The car will be the first of its kind to be ADA-compatible. The large doors on either side of the car will permit standard-sized wheelchairs to enter the train. The car’s appointments will include ADA-compliant access doors, an ADA-restroom, a café kitchen, a private dining section under a dome, a master dining section for 18, and a lounge seating 15. 

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PET-FRIENDLY PLACES
 
RESTAURANTS

 

Stay overnight with your pup!

Take your furry best friend with you on your next getaway to Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure or something in-between, we've got the ideal accommodations for you and your pet.

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CURRENT NEWS AND EVENTS
 

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CAFE IN NARBERTH LIFTS UP AND GIVES BACK TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Brooke Goodspeed understands that not all families have the freedom or opportunity to enjoy public outings and open spaces. Goodspeed, who has a son diagnosed with Down syndrome and on the autism spectrum, knows that it can be an uncomfortable situation to be stared at, whispered about – which oftentimes forces an end to a family outing.

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SAINT JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY OFFERS UNIQUE SUPPORTS FOR STUDENTS ON AUTISM SPECTRUM

David, who also has autism, is doing something he wasn't sure was possible while he was growing up. He's now a junior in college, living on campus at Saint Joseph's University. "I wasn't really sure how socially I was going to do in a new environment like this, because social interactions have always been, and continue to be, a challenge for me," David said.

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Perkiomen Valley Brewery

The Perkiomen Valley Brewery in Green Lane is one of the most accessible places in all of Montco and can fit almost anyone's needs. The brewery is wheelchair accessible, has a restroom with an adult-size changing table, has menus in a font that is easier for people with dyslexia to read, lighting friendly to those with low vision, and a sensory friendly fort that has a fish tank, books, games, and toys.