Muse Paintbar Charlottesville

Results from VisitAble's Accessibility Test

Section

Parking

Description of Section

This includes the number of accessible spaces, the distance of the accessible spaces from the accessible entrance, and the accessibility of the path from the accessible spaces to the sidewalk that the entrance is on (includes curb ramps).

Score on Section

91.67%

Justification of Score

  • There are 2 accessible parking spaces that are right to the side of the establishment and are less than 100 feet away from the entrance

  • The curb ramp to get on the sidewalk from the accessible parking spaces is not steep, does not have a lip, and is very wide

Section

Entrance

Description of Section

This includes how easy it is to find the accessible entrance, steps/ramps/pathways from the curb ramp/sidewalk to the door, width of entrance door, lip under the entrance door, presence of automatic door openers, reachability of the door handle, and the weight of the door.

Score on Section

70.00%

Justification of Score

  • There is one set of double doors used for the entrance and exit to this establishment, with no automatic door openers

  • The entrance door is not easy to open and the door handles (for pulling open to enter) and bars (to push open to exit) are at accessible heights off the ground

  • There is an entrance/exit ramp with two hand rails that isn’t too steep and does not have a lip

  • The door openings are about 32 inches wide, and the lips underneath the doors are not hard to navigate over

Section

Pathway

Description of Section

This includes accessibility of lifts/ramps/elevators, signage to find accessibility features, widths of pathways, cleanliness of pathways, how steep pathways are, presence of inaccessible areas, and the weight/lip/height of handles & knobs of doors not covered by other sections.

Score on Section

89.47%

Justification of Score

  • Almost all pathways are more than 3 feet wide except for some of the pathways between tables

  • When there are people in the seats, people could be in the way between tables, making the pathways less than 32 inches wide

  • There are no inaccessible areas or pathways that are too steep inside the establishment

Section

Seating

Description of Section

This includes if the seating is removable in all functional areas and if employees are around to help with seating.

Score on Section

83.33%

Justification of Score

  • There are shorter tables at accessible heights with legs on the 4 corners of the tables that wouldn’t be in the way for customers using wheelchairs

  • It’s possible that some customers could have difficulty reaching and painting the tops of the canvases on the more accessible tables

  • Due to there usually only being 2 staff members available per session, employees will most likely not be around to help offer moving seats

Section

Bathroom

Description of Section

This includes bathrooms being labeled as accessible, the width of bathroom and accessible stall doors, location of doors, height of door openers off the floor, weight of doors, presence of appropriate grab bars, the ability for a customer using a wheelchair to completely turn around in the bathroom/accessible stall, the height of the flush controls off the floor, the reachability of the sink/toilet paper/soap/drying equipment/lights, and the height of mirrors off the floor.

Score on Section

89.47%

Justification of Score

  • There are two bathrooms, which are not labeled as accessible

  • Customers using wheelchairs can do a 360 degree turn in both bathrooms

  • Each bathroom has 3 grab bars around the toilet

  • The toilet paper rolls are 9-15 inches from the centers of the fronts of the toilets in the bathrooms

  • The lights are always kept on in the bathrooms

  • The sinks and soap bottles are at accessible heights in both bathrooms, and there are paper towel rolls in both bathrooms on the tops of the toilets which are also at accessible heights off the bathroom floor

  • The mirror is almost at an accessible height off the floor in the bathroom at the end of the bathroom hallway, the other bathroom has a mirror at an accessible height off the floor

  • The bathroom doors are not heavy or difficult to open, and have: wide doorways, no lips under the doors, and handles at accessible heights

Section

Point of Sale

Description of Section

This includes the reachability of merchandise (including food and drinks), the height of the counter which customers pay at, and the presence of a removable tablet/card reader.

Score on Section

25.00%

Justification of Score

  • There is a bar to order, pay for, and get food and drinks that is at an inaccessible height

  • Usually, customers have to transport their own food and drinks

  • The card reader can be moved to wherever the customer wants it

  • The counter to put food dishes on after eating is at an inaccessible height

Section

Amenities

Description of Section

This includes the presence of accessibility features to make this establishment go above and beyond the accessibility of other establishments of the same type.

Score on Section

0.00%

Justification of Score

  • This location does not provide any amenities to increase accessibility

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