Learn more about Sensory Friendly Play!
Join us for a low-sensory playtime that offers a calm, less crowded opportunity for exploration in our Museum’s exhibits. This event is specially designed for children, adults, and families who will benefit from expanded accessibility and sensory accommodations. Service providers and therapists are welcome to accompany students/clients.
This event includes the following adaptations:
- Less crowded environment (limit of 100 guests)
- Designated quiet rooms
- Adaptive equipment
- Adaptive art tools
- Service animals welcome
- Café space available for a sack lunch/supper
Adaptive equipment available for check-out
Stop by the Welcome Desk on any day we are open, and the Museum can provide a variety of items from a special Adaptive Equipment Toolbox for guests with sensory processing concerns.
- Noise-reducing headphones
- Universal cuffs
- Transition timers
- Picture cards with map
- Wrist/ankle weights
- Sensory vest
- Fidget items
- Sensory brushes
Read one mother’s experience with Sensory Friendly Play
What exactly does Sensory Friendly Play mean? And what makes these events so special for families? Michelle, the mother of Dawson, has been a regular at these playtimes and took the time to write about it for our blog.
Would you like to be reminded of upcoming playtimes?
Sign up for our Sensory Friendly Play email list for information on upcoming events.