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Autism Friendly Days @ National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield

National Emergency Services Museum Sheffield

New for 2019 the NESM team are working alongside the Autism Centre for Supported Employment to bring all-new opening days suitable for visitors with various sensory needs. Throughout the museum we use lights, sounds, smoke and smells to bring history to life but for these designated openings we will open with additional staff and simply just the lights on. Open ...

Relaxed Openings @ Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Ayr

We at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Ayrshire run accessible/relaxed openings on the first Tuesday of every month, 3-5pm, where interactives/videos and sounds are turned off and lights are turned up to create a bright and quiet space for those with different needs. Whilst we can’t guarantee the museum will be quiet at that time, later on in the ...

Morning Explorers – Leonardo da Vinci @ Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Birmingham

5 Apr - 5 Apr 2019 9.00am - 10.30am This event is free DETAILS  Pre-booking essential BOOK TICKETS If you’re an adult or child with sensory or special needs and you’d prefer a quieter visit to our museums, join us for one of our Morning Explorers sessions! Our museums will open early for you to explore with friends and family, in ...


Autism Friendly Opening @ Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Glasgow

This early opening will allow you to visit Dippy and explore the wider galleries in a calm and relaxed atmosphere. Download our visual storyboard to help prepare for your visit: The museum shops and café will also be open. May be ticketed on eventbrite to ensure we offer a quiet experience. Book tickets Free 5-11 years, 12-17 years, Adults ...


Early Birds @ The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading

Museum of English Rural Life Reading

EARLY BIRDS AT THE MERL Early birds is a quieter hour which provides an atmosphere in which to explore the museum, sensitive to the needs of visitors with autistic spectrum or other communication and sensory conditions. The session takes place every first Sunday of the month from 10 – 11am, during our usual opening hours. Siblings, families, carers and friends are ...


Relaxed Opening – Autism Friendly @ Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Dunfermline

Description As part of Autism Awareness week, please join us before we open to the public for a chance to meet our Lego Dippy and take part in some dinosaur-themed activities in a more relaxed atmosphere. Numbers will be limited and audio turned off. Activities will include a dinosaur themed craft and a sensory/story corner. This event is specially aimed ...


Relaxed Opening @ Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle Colchester

EXPLORE AND ENJOY COLCHESTER CASTLE IN A RELAXED SETTING The relaxed sessions are specifically designed to make the large museum space a less challenging space for visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorder Colchester Castle’s next relaxed opening session will take place on Sunday 7 April, 2019. The Castle’s new relaxed sessions are specifically designed to make the large museum space a ...

[FULLY BOOKED] Relaxed Opening Sessions – autism-friendly @ The National Museum of Computing, Milton Keynes

The National Museum of Computing

Relaxed Opening Sessions – autism-friendly Monday 18 February 2019 FULLY BOOKEDMonday 8 April 2019 FULLY BOOKEDMonday 27 May 2019Monday 29 July 2019Monday 26 August 2019Monday 28 October 2019Monday 23 December 2019all at 10.30am - 12 noonFREE - sponsored by Paessler AG for 2018Registration RequiredVisit our museum before the usual general public opening times. Please check back for more details about each session as the date ...


Early Birds @ Haslemere Museum, Surrey

Haslemere Museum

Early Birds Monday 8 April | 11.00am - 1.00pm Special opening of the Museum, for families with children who have an Autistic Spectrum Condition, to come along and enjoy the Museum, free from the hustle and bustle of the public. The galleries will be open to explore and there will be an opportunity to handle special artefacts too. Free | ...


Relaxed Craft Session @ Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Scotland

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Ayr

Relaxed Craft Session at RBBM We are offering a relaxed/autism friendly craft session from 4 – 5pm in our museum building. We will be decorating cress pots and making characters using pegs. It is £2 per child/person (free for accompanying adult/caregiver).    Booking is essential and spaces limited; please email to reserve a place or to ask for further information.

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