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Accessibility Mornings

A unique experience designed for families of children, teenagers, and adults.

Museum Hours

The museum is closed today

Plan Your Visit

Each month the museum hosts a special morning designed for families of children, teenagers, young adults and adults who would benefit from a quieter, sensory-friendly and disability-adapted experience.

Guests who are neurodiverse, autistic, or have other disabilities are welcome to participate in the activities such as:

  • Open exploration of museum galleries
  • Meet-and-greet story time with a featured popular character
  • Special sensory shows in the 4D theater or Planetarium
  • American Sign Language interpreter, sponsored by Colonial Life, available for each morning, including story time, shows, and museum highlights tour.
  • Program Partner stations where you can meet and learn more about local accessibility focused groups and organizations
  • Sensory Room offering a therapeutic space with a variety of items to help guests find their calm and focus themselves so they can be better experience the museum.

Make sure to check out the individual events linked below to see a full schedule of times and activities for those specific dates.

General Admission to Accessibility Morning is Free for participants.

Online Pre-Registration is encouraged.

Register Here


Questions? Connect With Us

Laura Ybarra-Kane
Manager of Education and Interpretation

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Upcoming Accessibility Mornings

Museum Accessibility Information

Learn more about what accessibility resources the museum offers for guests, find parking information and more.

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Programs Sponsors & Partners

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