Sensory Friendly Hours

sensory friendly hours

We strive to be a place where all children feel empowered to dream big.

During Sensory Friendly Hours, we provide families with additional tools, resources, and support to foster a comfortable learning environment, all while limiting admission to ensure a more quiet, spacious setting.

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Adult and child engaging with Engineering Games + Play exhibit.

what to expect

Any family with a young learner who would benefit from the following adapted Museum experience is encouraged to attend.

Before your visit, you’ll receive:

a social story to help prepare for your Museum adventure

a guide to our exhibits, with an emphasis on sensory awareness and tips

During your visit, you can expect:

fewer visitors in the space

designated break spaces throughout the exhibits, in addition to our Quiet Room and Hideaway Tree

free to borrow sensory bags and tools

friendly faces of staff members throughout the exhibits, ready to support your family

This program is generously supported by the Nora Roberts Foundation.