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Sensory-Friendly Afternoon at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture

March 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm - March 31, 2019 at 5:00 pm

VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF HISTORY & CULTURE
428 N Boulevard,
Richmond, VA 23220
United States

On Sunday, March 31st from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM join us for a sensory-friendly experience in our exhibit galleries.

We will have dimmed lights and audio, a nearby quiet room for anyone feeling overwhelmed, instructional signage, and museum support staff available. We will also have optional hands-on experiences in our galleries for multi-modal learners and our Virginia Voices documentary playing in our Robins Family Forum. Noise reducing headphones, fidget toys, and sunglasses are available for checkout at the Museum Shop desk.

Activities:
From 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Designated quiet areas (in classroom and in the galleries upstairs)
Add to the Fresh Paint Mural and puzzles available
From 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Independent Crafts in Bluford Classroom (12:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
Hands-on Stations in the Story of Virginia (with replica artifacts for guests to touch)

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