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Sensory Sunday

An inviting Museum & Science Center experience for visitors of all ages and abilities

  • Museum & Science Center
  • Select Sundays | 9:30-11am

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Sensory Sunday at the RMSC is an opportunity for people of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, or other developmental disabilities to access a more sensory-friendly experience at the RMSC Museum & Science Center! Features will include dimmed lighting of fluorescent bulbs, social stories emailed ahead of time, designated quiet areas, and sensory-friendly activities. 

For RMSC Members: Please call us at 585.271.4320 to register for this event in order to receive your member discount.

Some activities may include:

  • KEVA building stations
  • 3D printing demonstrations
  • Stacking Stones
  • Zen Garden Balls

Adaptive equipment provided:

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  • Earmuffs
  • Fidget toys and/or stress toys
  • Social Stories (provided ahead of time as well as linked below)
  • KultureCity Sensory Bags (available any time you visit the museum) 

About The Event

  • Museum & Science Center
  • June 9, 2024 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • 1.5 hours


This program is a pay-what-you-wish program. When you go to purchase your tickets, you’ll be able to choose which option is best for you!

  • A: $5

    This ticket covers crunchy lettuce snacks for our animal friends in the Inquiry Room.

  • B: $10

    This ticket provides filament for 3D printing demonstrations.

  • C: $15

    This ticket supports our superb Sensory Sunday staff time.

  • D: $20

    This ticket sponsors admission for a visitor at our next Sensory Sunday event!

  • E: $25

    This ticket helps maintain the adaptive equipment (e.g. noise-canceling headphones, weighted lap blanket) found in our Sensory Bags–available any time you visit the RMSC!

  • Members: Members can register in advance by calling 585.271.4320 to receive their member discount!

Sensory Sundays are generously supported by the Bernice Stauber and Kathleen Brenneman Funds at Rochester Area Community Foundation. All proceeds from Sensory Sunday at the RMSC go to funding admissions for future Sensory Sunday events.


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