Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Sensory Friendly Day at the SC State Museum

Sensory Friendly Day at the SC State Museum 
Mon., Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sensory Friendly Day at the museum is for schools and families with special needs. On this day visitors will be able to enjoy a less crowded environment, designated quiet areas, light and sound reduction when possible, and extra staff and volunteers in the exhibits. School groups and families with special needs are invited to share this time and space with others facing similar challenges in a safe, understanding environment.

Guests are encouraged to bring equipment including wheelchairs, walkers, noise reducing headphones, and other technology.

Special sensory-friendly BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Planetarium showings of Earth, Moon, and Sun at 10:30am and 12:30pm.
Special Rev. Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. 4D Theater showings of Shallow Seas will be at 11:30am and 1:30pm.
If it is a sunny day, solar viewing in the Boeing Observatory from 11:30am-12:30pm. PLUS live solar images will be projected on the screens throughout the day.
Explore the Museum with extra docents to help navigate and lead you to a Sensory Center if you or your family members need a “sensory break.”

Regular museum admission & regular show admission required. Visit the museum website at to see museum hours and ticket prices.

Group rates available for school groups of 10 or more. Please contact Group Visits for more information at or call (803)898-4999.

SC Autism Society
806 12th Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-750-8121 fax

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