Sensory-Friendly Planetarium Shows

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Not too dark. Not too loud. Just right.

Our sensory-friendly planetarium shows are great for guests with Autism spectrum disorder, sensory sensitivities, or young children. Everyone is welcome… even if you don’t have sensory needs
How are sensory-friendly showtimes different?
  • We keep dim lights on to avoid darkness.
  • We keep volume low to reduce loud sounds.
  • We have relaxed house rules—it’s okay to make noise and move around the theater.
  • We limit capacity for reduced crowds.
Planetarium Accommodations

These are available during all shows (quantity limited). Ask at the theater!

  • Noise reduction ear muffs
  • Weighted lap blankets
  • Social stories
  • Stuffed animals
  • Assistive listening devices
  • White gloves to improve visibility of ASL interpreters’ hands*

Learn about accessibility at Adventure Science Center »

We don’t see any upcoming Sensory Friendly Show shows on the schedule! Visit our full show schedule to see what’s playing soon!

* If your party has an ASL interpreter, we’re happy to loan narration scripts and white gloves. If you need us to provide an interpreter, contact us two weeks ahead at Accessibility@AdventureSci.org.

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