Play Without Boundaries
Play Without Boundaries is a program and early opening for children with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. It is a free event with registration.
Enjoy the Museum before it is open to the public with activities and experiences designed especially for this program, including sensory toys, performances and guest presenters. The Museum will be calmer and quieter with fewer people and reduced lighting and sound in exhibition areas.
Play Without Boundaries includes:
- Quiet Space of the Day with Quiet Kit sensory toys
- Full access to Museum exhibit spaces
- Creative Art Studio activities
Designated Therapists and/or Caregivers
One complimentary admission ticket will be issued at the request of the identified care provider or personal care attendant who is aiding a paid visitor or member who requires medical or physical assistance during their visit.
The care provider must request the complimentary ticket at the time of visitor or member admission. This complimentary ticket is available to the caregiver only when accompanying the visitor or member in need during the actual visit.
Designated parking spaces are available in our visitor’s parking lot close to the building.
Service animals are always welcome.
Wheelchairs are available in adult sizes, free of charge, at the Admissions desk on the first floor. An ID will be held until wheelchair is returned at the end of your visit. The entire Museum is accessible, including bathrooms, water fountains and the Carousel. The elevator in Roadside Attractions serves each of the Museum’s two floors. Ramps are located at the front entrance to the Museum and in River Adventures.
Strollers are welcome in the Museum and may be parked in our self-service coatroom. The entire museum is stroller accessible.
Our Nursing Room is located on the ground floor of the Museum.
Restrooms are located on each floor.