Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM)

Last Updated: April 12, 2023


On-site parking: Yes, paved lot
Number of Accessible Parking spots: 3 with access aisles between 6 and 7 ft wide
Proximity to entrance: 15 ft
Curb: Curb-free access to entrance
Street crossing: No
Cost: Free
Closest public transit stop: Rosauers stop run by Columbia Area Transit, located 2 miles away

Entrance and Lounge

Step-free access: Yes
Ramp access: No
Doorway: Lever handle and 68 in. wide double doors
Threshold: ½ in. ledge
Flooring: Tile with a rug in front of the entrance
Seating options: 4 tables with a variety of seating options. Tables range from 25” tall to 27” tall.
Elevator: None needed
Counter: 42 in. tall
Gift shop: There is music playing at a low level, and maneuvering space between displays ranges between 24 in and 32 in.

Exhibit Area

Doorway to exhibit: 68 in. wide
Seating: There is a lot of seating located throughout the museum, primarily at video stations.
Videos: Multiple Televisions low to the ground with audio and no closed captions.
Visuals: Signs sit generally around 32 in. from the ground.
Flooring: Concrete
Aisles: Maneuvering space between aisles can be as narrow as 47 in. wide but most are close to 80 in. wide.
Other information: There is a slight incline between Hangar M1 North and Hangar M2. The museum has many electric scooters and chairs for visitors to use.


Languages spoken: English
Knowledgeable on ASL: No
Knowledgeable on disability services: Yes

Public Bathroom Access

Location: Located in lobby and Hangar M2
Threshold: ½ in. lip
Doorway: Push/pull and 32 in. wide
Occupancy type: Labeled Mens/Womens, with stalls.
Accessible stall: Yes. Includes grab bars and room for side and possible front transfer. Stall door is 34 in. wide.
Sink: Accessible with protective panel over pipes underneath, and soap is located next to faucet. Drying possibility is 45 in. high from the ground.
Baby changing stations: Located in both men’s and women’s.


Language: English
Videos: None
Large print option: No
Accessibility plug-in: No

Contact info

1600 Air Museum Rd, Hood River, OR 97031, USA

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