Friday Jun 22, 2018
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Children with special needs and their families are provided a sensory friendly environment to safely enjoy the museum. Attendance limited to 150 people. Go online to view the sensory map.
In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering sensory-friendly hours. Regular admission fees apply. For more information about these extra hours call 505-224-8300.
During these sensory-friendly hours, individuals and families can enjoy a less sensory-stimulating visit.
- Sensory-Friendly Entrance: an entrance that bypasses the store and admissions desk.
- Sensory Spaces: quiet, low-light rooms upstairs and downstairs available to take a break from the exhibit floor.
- Museum Toolkits: resources co-developed with NM Autism Society, like social stories, fidgets, visual schedules, and more.
Sensory-friendly hours and tools are offered in partnership with NM Autism Society with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and United Way of Central New Mexico.