Explore-Abilities Evening: A Sensory-Friendly Museum Event

Oct 21

  • Admission: Free to attend but advance registration is required: https://childrensmuseum.com/event/explore-abilities-evening-102123
  • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Part of our Explore-Abilities Access Program, join us on Saturday, October 21 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM for an Explore-Abilities Evening – a sensory-friendly museum experience designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to have fun and enjoy interactive, hands-on learning in a safe and accessible facility!

Developed in conjunction with experts from Autism Learning Centre, Autism Manitoba, and On The Spectrum Therapy Services, this event features:

- Light and sound reductions in museum galleries

- Extra visual signage for safety

- A less crowded environment

- Designated quiet zones apart from the galleries

- Specialized equipment (i.e., UbiDuo 2-Way Communication Device, sunglasses, ear defenders, fidget toys, and Braille Visitor Information Brochures in English and French) available upon request

- Specially trained staff to complement your museum experience