Sensory Friendly Hours
Fridays, April 9 & 23
2 – 5 pm
FREE for Members or with General Admission
Children and their families can explore the Cook Museum at their own pace with additional sensory-based activities available in the Exhibits. For this event, the Museum, in partnership with the Regional Autism Network, aims to provide a relaxed environment for individuals with autism and other sensory or communication needs. Sounds will be lowered, crowds will be limited, and a designated quiet room will be available.
- A Social Story provides an illustrated, step-by-step guide on what to expect during a visit to the Museum. Use the Social Story to prepare for your visit and a change in routine. Click Here to download the Cook Museum Social Story.
- Use this Visual Vocabulary to get a sense of what to expect, introduce new vocabulary. and plan out what to see at the Museum. Click Here to download the Cook Museum Visual Vocabulary.
Click to learn more about how the Cook Museum strives to make all visitors’ experience as inclusive and accessible as possible for all visitors.