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Sensory Sensitive Science Hours 2021

Cost: Free
Date: Fri., April 23

Children and adults who are on the autism spectrum or have sensory sensitivities are invited to Carnegie Science Center’s Sensory Sensitive Science Hours on Fri., April 23 from 3–5 pm. Exhibit lights and sound effects will be adjusted and special activities will be added to foster a safe, welcoming, and most of all, fun, environment for all visitors.

Visitors will enjoy:

  • A sensory-friendly “Taste the Rainbow” live demonstration in the Works Theater
  • A sensory-friendly “Mission to Planet Earth” live demonstration in Buhl Planetarium
  • Special Earth science-related activities throughout the Science Center

This program is made possible with support from the Jack Buncher Foundation.

Plan your on-site visit:

Building capacity is limited to 15% to ensure ample social distancing in our wide-open galleries. Our mask policy is strictly enforced, and we have enhanced surface cleaning and increased fresh airflow in the building. In addition, our air-filtration system exceeds American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning (ASHRAE) recommendations. You and everyone in your group will also undergo temperature checks using a touchless thermometer. Timed tickets required for entry. Buy yours today!