Sessions feature these modifications:
- Lower ambient sound levels
- Increased light in areas that are usually dark
- Access to listening devices
- Less-crowded environment (Tuesday sessions)
- Extra staff on hand
- Access to a sensory room
- Access to a private changing table
- Additional demonstrations with extra tactile stimulation
Upcoming Program Dates
April 18, 2023: Vegetable Day
July 1, 2023: Fireflies
September 19, 2023: Weather
Ages: All ages
When: Three sessions annually
- 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Tuesday sessions)
- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Saturday sessions)
Cost: Free with registration
Policies and Procedures
Registration is required to attend a Disability Day. The deadline to register is one week before a session date. Walk-up registration the day of a session is not offered.
All programs are subject to change at Science Central’s discretion.
Science Central and the media frequently take photos/videos of visitors which may be used for future Science Central promotions or publicity. These photos may be used without your consent and without compensation. If you do not want your image used, please avoid photographers and inform them of your desire. As a visitor, you are welcome to take photos for non-commercial use at Science Central.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. We do not require proof of disability.
A caregiver is any individual who contributes to the wellbeing of a disabled person.
Yes. Science Central is able to accommodate groups and classrooms at Disability Days, along with multiple caregivers.
No. Walk-up registration is not available.
Yes. Science Central has an ADA-compliant elevator.
Yes. Science Central has a large, family-friendly restroom complete with an adjustable-height adult changing table.
Yes. Science Central has listening devices available. Inquire at the admissions desk.
No. For visitors who would like a face covering, masks are available at our admissions desk and a limited number of face shields are available.