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Sensory-Friendly Mornings at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Canceled)


This event has been canceled thru April 30th.

Experience science and discovery at the Museum’s Naturalist Center during Sensory-friendly Mornings. Join us for this unique opportunity to gain hands-on access to specimens that are typically behind glass or in collection cabinets. Learn from educators and engage with a selection of specimens such as mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and insects. Explore at your own pace in a comfortable and accepting environment that features:

  • Fewer guests
  • Light and sound reduction
  • Sensory-friendly fidget items and noise-cancelling headphones
  • Topic specialists available for preferred level of interaction

Available every first and third Monday of the month from 10am to noon.

Registration required.