Sensory-Friendly Mornings at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

  • Dates: 3/2/2020, 3/16/2020, 4/6/2020, 4/20/2020, 5/4/2020, 5/18/2020, 6/1/2020, 6/15/2020, 7/6/2020, 7/20/2020
  • Presenting Organization: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
  • Venue: Nature Research Center
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 121 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Times: 10am-noon
  • Admission: Free, but registration is required


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.