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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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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Access Family Program – Intrepid and the Space Race

The two-hours long programs, based on rotating themes, include a tour of the Museum and art-making activities intended to engage the entire family. These programs are free, but space is limited.  Registration is required. Intrepid and the Space Race Sunday, April 30, 11:00am–1:00pm Learn about the early days of space exploration and see the space…

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Access Family Workshops at The Jewish Museum

Ages 5 – 17: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Ages 18 and over: 2 – 4 pm Visitors with learning or developmental disabilities and their families are invited to join us to explore the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. Each program includes multisensory gallery activities and an extended art workshop. All Access…

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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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