Science Museum – Discover more about accessible events

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Accessible events for families and adults this December

Find out more about upcoming Early Birds and VIscovery dates, as well as our audio described tours.Events coming soon


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Early Birds – Book now

Saturday 14 December 2019 | 08.00 – 11.00

Early Birds is a sensory-friendly event for families with children (ages 4 -15) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum.

Doors will open at 08.00 and activities will run until 11.00. 

We still have limited tickets available so please book through our Early Birds web page here.Find out more – Early Birds

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VIscovery 

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 Wednesday 11 December at 10:00.

For more information, please email Family Programmes or call on 020 7942 4086.Find out more – VIscovery Day


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Audio Described Tours

Available to book now

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.

To book on please visit the Audio Described website here or email the volunteer team at [email protected] or speak to our call centre on 020 7942 4000 (Monday – Sunday, 08.30 –18.00).Find out more – Audio described tours

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Mobiloo – Changing spaces toilet

Saturday 14 December | 08.00 – 11.00 

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 08.00-11.00 on the 14 December for visitors to the South Kensington area.Find out more – Mobiloo