A special time to enjoy the museum at a slower pace.
This specially adapted relaxed opening is perfect for people with Autism, so join us for an exclusive Earlybird opening to enjoy the museum at its quietest.
We have a very special team of volunteers who are experienced and super friendly, they will be on hand to help our visitors from crafting to historic object handling sessions!
Our experienced volunteers Freida & Linda assisting our young visitors in the craft area.
Explore the senses!
A sensory space will also be available if visitors need to take time out from the museum environment, this space and been especially created for the event to provide a chilled out, break-away area for any visitors who need a change of scenery.
The sensory space has cushions and bean bags, rugs and blankets, low lighting and some sensory equipment for our visitors to enjoy.
Pre-visit guides and extra information
We want to help make your visit as relaxed and enjoyable as possible , so we have prepared some pre-visit guides to so you can plan your visit easily and acclimatise yourself to the museum building etc.
Call to chat through…
If you would like to discuss your particular needs further in regard to your visit, please contact the museum on 01208 72810 or email [email protected]
To Book your visit
Please book your ticket through Eventbrite so we can manage visitor numbers to make your visit as comfortable as possible; but please note that normal admission prices apply: Adults £6, 16 and under: £2, 5 and under: free. Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children): £15. Carers go free.
Entry price includes an annual pass, giving free entry for a year.If you would like to discuss your particular needs further in regard to your visit, please contact the museum on 01208 72810 or email [email protected]