Accessible events for families and adults this November
Early Birds – Last remaining tickets
Saturday 23 November 2019 | 18.30 – 21.45
Early Birds is a sensory-friendly event for families with children (ages 4 -15) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum.
For the first time, we will be piloting a new evening format for families. Doors will open at 18.30 and activities will run until 21.15.
We still have limited tickets available so please book through our Early Birds web page here.
If you prefer the morning format, there will be a morning Early Birds event on 14 December (booking opens on 15 November at 10am). Please save the date! Find out more – Early Birds
VIscovery – Save the date
Saturday 25 January 2020 | 10.30 – 16.00
VIscovery days enable families with members who are visually impaired, partially sighted or blind to enjoy events around the museum that are specially designed for them.
The next Viscovery Day will take place on Saturday 25 January 2020 and be themed around our ‘Top Secret’ Exhibition. Tickets are free but booking is essential – booking will open on 11 December at 10am.
Lates – BSL events
Wednesday 27 November
Join us for an Art and Science themed Lates, where we’ll be exploring the worlds of science and art and the crossover between the two disciplines.
19.00 – 19.30 | Guided Tour: Brass, Glass, Discovery and Wonder
Join us to delve into London’s scientific past, as we uncover the stories of instrument makers and skilled craftspeople who put London on the map as a centre for scientific discovery and wonder. Presented by Marcel Hirshman in BSL and voiced over by Bibi DaLacey-Mould.
There will be no Lates in December so join us on the 29 January 2020 to celebrate all things medicine as we launch our new Medicine Galleries, which are based on the extraordinary collections of Henry Wellcome and the Science Museum.Book now – November BSL at Lates
Mobiloo – Changing spaces toilet
Saturday 23 November | 14.00 – 22.00
Mobiloo is the world’s first attended, mobile changing toilet and changing facility for disabled people who cannot use a standard accessible toilet. It has a tail-lift, a full x/y electronic hoist, height-adjustable changing table, toilet, sink and waste disposal, gloves, wipes, and all the consumables necessary.
The Mobiloo will be available outside the Science Museum Groups entrance on Imperial College Road, from 14.00-22.00 on the 23 November for visitors to the South Kensington area .Find out more – Mobiloo
Book an Audio Described Tour
Visually impaired, partially sighted or blind visitors can now take audio-described tours of our most popular galleries. Our volunteer guides deliver a regular programme of audio-described tours of our permanent galleries including: Exploring Space, Mathematics, Information Age and Flight.
If you would like to plan an audio-described tour, please contact the volunteer team at least three weeks before your visit so that a volunteer guide can be arranged.