Sensory-Friendly Sunday at The Museum of Discovery and Science

Sun May 22, 2022 - Sun Sep 24, 2023
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Repeating every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November on the fourth Sundays through September 24, 2023
Except December 25, 2022.
Also on December 18, 2022.
11:00am to 1:00pm ET
Age: 4 and up
Price: Adult & child $10; members free
The Museum of Discovery and Science
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The Museum of Discovery and Science opens an hour early for sensory-friendly exploration and activities followed by an IMAX film. Individuals on the autism spectrum are invited to come and enjoy a more sensory-sensitive environment.

The program runs the fourth Sunday of every month through September 2022.  The theater lights are turned up; the sound of the film is lowered, and all films are presented in 2D with no trailers. Moviegoers are welcome to get up, sing, walk, dance, or shout without worry. A different movie plays each Sunday. Please refer to the museum website for each month's title.

Families are welcome to bring snacks, blankets, and other small items to make themselves more comfortable. There are a variety of sensory activities throughout the museum. Children can engage in social interactions to help improve their processing, modulation, and sensory regulation.

The movie plays at 12:30pm.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.