Child brushing teeth in Chew On This exhibit


Sensory Friendly Hours


Explore your Science Center with select exhibits altered to reduce sounds, scents, and lighting stimuli. Guests can expect a limited building capacity, pop-up activity, and map designating the sensory experiences in each exhibit.


Dates: May 28, June 28, July 26, August 9

Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Ages: Children and adults of all ages welcome with their families

Capacity: Up to 250 people in building

Admission: Regular admission prices apply. Free for members. Click for details.



Child in smock playing in Flow exhibit


Sensory Friendly Resources


360° Interactive Map: Explore the building virtually prior to your visit


Sensory Backpacks: Available on-site with social stories, noise-reducing earphones, PEC cards, and sensory tactiles


Also available on-site: Wheelchairs (child and adult sizes, limited quantity), wheelchair tray, compression/weighted vest, weighted blanket. Click here to learn more about accessible amenities throughout the building.


Hands holding glue stick and doing crafts


Sensory Friendly Activities


Follow along with our video series, Sensory Friendly Science, as we explore science at home using everyday items! We'll choose which senses to engage as we create a sensory path, fidgets, a memory game, and much more.


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Hand touching plasma ball


Contact Us


For questions and feedback, please get in touch and we'll respond as soon as we can! Click the button below to send an email, or call us at 517.485.8116.

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