Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Sensory Friendly Science: Autism Awareness Day


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Welcome All Explorers!

Join the Museum of Life and Science and UNC TEACCH as we celebrate sensory friendly science for all! From 9am to 5pm, Museum exhibits and experiences will cater to families with children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Enjoy all indoor and outdoor exhibits in a relaxed, lights up, sounds down atmosphere.

  • Sensory friendly train rides all day long
  • Hands-on demonstrations in The Lab and local organizations onsite with resources for ASD
  • Cool-down areas and materials, as well as visual supports, will be available
  • Art on the Spectrum exhibit in the second floor gallery

Presented in conjunction with UNC-TEACCH.

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!