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Accessible events coming up at the Science Museum

Early Birds and Night Owls sessions, there’s something for everyone! Keep reading for more details.

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Early Birds

Saturday 18 March 2023 | 08.00 – 10.00

Early Birds is a sensory friendly event for families with members who benefit from visiting the museum outside regular hours, free from the hustle and bustle of the general public. In this Sci-Fi themed Early Birds, visitors will also have the opportunity to book tickets for lower capacity sessions to Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination at a reduced price.

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Image of a visitor taking part in arts and crafts during Night Owls

Night Owls

Saturday 27 May 2023 | 18.30 – 21.30

Night Owls is a sensory friendly evening for young adults and adults (ages 16+) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum. The museum will be open exclusively after hours, and wherever possible we will have adjusted operations and/or lowered volume levels on exhibits. As well as exploring some of the galleries, you can enjoy a selection of fun activities across the museum and book tickets for lower capacity sessions in Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination at a reduced price.

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NEW: Visual Story and Sensory Map

The museum has a Visual Story and Sensory Map which can give you and your group a preview of what to expect during a visit, and help you find areas of the museum most appropriate for you.

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