To make the museum a more comfortable place for people who are neurodiverse to enjoy. The Museums will be running a relaxed opening where lights will be lowered, and all audio turned off.
The relaxed openings will be on every second Saturday of each month from 10am to 12noon. During each months open there will be a free fun historical activity to enjoy in the Plains gallery upstairs.
You can find the museums sensory map here
Relaxed opening dates:
- 8 October – Rome
- 12 November – Tudors
- 10 December – Celts
- 7 January – Ancient Egyptians
- 11 February – Ming Dynasty
- 11 March – Anglo-Saxons