Morning at the Museum

Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities by providing pre-visit materials, early entrance for registered families, gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “Take a Break” space. Saturday, June 10, 9:00–10:30 a.m. | Adventures in Architecture Families will explore our…

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Special Day for Special Kids

Rise and shine then come to the Transit Museum for an early opening in collaboration with Extreme Kids and Crew! Children with disabilities and their families can come to the Museum an hour before it opens to the public. Free admission, fun activities about transit and a quiet room are offered. All ages welcome. Special…

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The Discovery Squad

The Discovery Squad The American Museum of Natural History is proud to offer The Discovery Squad, a unique tour program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. On select Saturday mornings, families can attend…

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Discovery Garden Early Opening for Children and Families of All Abilities

Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) invites you to make a special morning visit to the new Discovery Garden with your family before BBG opens to the public. Explore the garden at your own pace and participate in multisensory activities at facilitated stations. Participate in dramatic play Use real tools to explore science mysteries Garden Read stories…

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Out There!

Strap on your helmet and lace up your moon boots—we’re going Out There! Join our team of space explorers as they travel through space! On the way, meet the moon’s daughter, visit Hidden Valley to rescue light from a dark matter universe, and find yourself in a nebula to help build a brand new star….

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Out There!

Strap on your helmet and lace up your moon boots—we’re going Out There! Join our team of space explorers as they travel through space! On the way, meet the moon’s daughter, visit Hidden Valley to rescue light from a dark matter universe, and find yourself in a nebula to help build a brand new star….

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The Discovery Squad

The Discovery Squad The American Museum of Natural History is proud to offer The Discovery Squad, a unique tour program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. On select Saturday mornings, families can attend…

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Inclusive Family Day

Drop in and explore the farmhouse with the family; hands-on crafts, self-guided exploration, scavenger hunts, and more. Create your own paper planting pots in the spring sunshine and plant some seeds! Sensory activities for all abilities. Friendly for visitors with Autism. FREE. Open house and garden exploration for families Crafts and hands-on activities Plant your…

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Friendly Hours

Friendly Hours allow families of children with special needs to experience the Children’s Museum at a time when there are fewer visitors. By limiting attendance and reducing sound and lighting levels, a supportive environment is created to allow guests to fully enjoy the Museum’s exhibits. Free museum admission for all family members is provided during…

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Campfire: For Audiences on the Autism Spectrum

Somewhere in the city, there is a tent. Inside this tent, there is an entire forest. And inside every tree trunk, and under every rock, there is a story. Trusty Sidekick Theater Company invites you to gather around the campfire. Together we’ll gaze through our binoculars, look for shooting stars, and entertain porcupines with a…

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