Experience a calmer museum morning filled with accessible learning and fun
Starting Sunday, May 16th Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum (Wings) is pleased to offer Sensory Friendly Mornings on the third Sunday of every month from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for those who have sensory processing sensitivities and their families.
On Sensory Friendly Mornings, Wings welcomes children, teenagers and adults with sensory processing disorders and other neurodivergent needs to experience the museum in a lower stimulation environment. Sensory-friendly activities, science demonstrations, and quiet areas will be available for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Admission is free for visitors and their families. Advanced registration is required.
“Wings is proud to bring the spirit of inclusivity by adding Sensory Friendly Mornings to help provide more ease and joy to families and offer an experience that captures our mission to inspire and educate people of all ages about aviation and space endeavors,” stated Wings President and CEO, Maj Gen John Barry, USAF (Ret).
To help plan their visit, registrants will receive “pre-visit” materials including social narratives and a sensory map for activities and quiet areas. Volunteers will be on hand to assist families as they arrive and explore the museum.Social distancing and face masks are required. For more information, visit wingsmuseum.org/sensoryfriendly.
About Wings Over the Rockies:
Wings Over the Rockies is a Colorado-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring all people about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. By utilizing the Air & Space Museum in Denver’s historic Lowry neighborhood to preserve the past and the Exploration of Flight Center at Centennial Airport to focus on the present and future, Wings strives to encourage the future aerospace leaders of tomorrow. For more information, visit WingsMuseum.org or ExplorationOfFlight.org.