Sensory Friendly Fun
Accessibility for all
2nd Sunday of the Month - 10 - 11:30 a.m.
For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and sensory processing sensitivities
During this time, you and your child will experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.
Our staff has worked with local partners to ready the museum. Based on their feedback, lights, exhibits and noise will be adjusted.
A calming area is located in Discovery Room B, near Kansas in Miniature.
Please be aware of the following areas in the museum. They may be of concern for your child.
- Inside Kansas Kids Connect: Every Drop Counts, Seed to Sun
- Wild Weather
- Explore Kansas
- Design Build Fly
- KEVA: Build Your Mind
- Grand Hall
Included in general museum admission, free for members.
Sensory Friendly Field Trip
Available Thursdays, Dec. 5 and Feb. 20
Bring your class of special students! Exploration Place will tone down lights, noises and certain exhibit elements to increase enjoyment for our sensitive friends! This day is designed for groups and classes.
Modified hands-on programs are also available:
Trees and Leaves - Examine tree cookies and discover the colors in leaves as we take a closer look at trees inside and out.
Animal Habitats - Learn about where animals live and build models of their shelters.
Sensory Friendly Field Trip prices:
Exhibits only: $4
Exhibits and Hands-On Program: $7
Or call 316-660-0620