HARRISON OPERA HOUSE 757-664-6464
160 East Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk VA 23510
Fax: 757-622-0058 www.vaopera.org
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The luxurious opera house is the home of the Virginia Opera.
PARKING: 6 wheelchair accessible parking spaces. Parking lot is on right side of building.
TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION: Concrete. Paths accessible to persons with mobility disabilities. 165 ft. from accessible parking to ramp.
ENTRANCE: At front of building. 3 steps, each 6 in. high. Handrails on left/right. Ramps provided. 6 entry doors, 34 in. wide, easily open out with regular (non-turning) handle located 38 in. above floor.
FACILITIES: There is increased wattage lighting in meeting areas. Non-smoking areas.
PUBLIC REST ROOMS: Located on all three floors. Doors 35 in. wide, open in. Turns to enter. Wheelchair accessible toilet is 19 inches high with room for a lateral transfer. Accessible stalls have 35 in. wide doors opening in, and handrails. Sink height 35 in. - not wheelchair accessible. 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, on the rt going through entrance. Serves all levels. Buttons in braille, raised. Door stays open 7 seconds.
PUBLIC TELEPHONE: Wheelchair accessible phone. Amplified phone. Located upstairs to rt by men’s rest room. Numbers recessed.
For guests with hearing disabilities, there are amplified audio units. Signing interpreters available with advance notice. Assistive Listening System.
For guests with visual disabilities, there are documents in large print on non-glossy surface.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE FACILITIES: Located at the end of each hall. Bar area only for drinks, 43 in. ht.
GIFT SHOP: Aisles 43 in. wide. Counters 38 in. high. Aisles clear of temporary displays.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Accepted Credit Cards: V, MC and AE. Check-in 7PM.