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Night Owls

Our top priority is the health and safety of our visitors–as maintaining social distancing during Night Owls may be difficult, the programme will not be running until further notice.  

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Night Owls is a sensory friendly evening for young adults and adults (ages 16+) who need a quieter environment to enjoy the museum.

This event is suitable for people who benefit from visiting the museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public (for example, those with autism spectrum conditions or sensory processing differences).

On selected Saturdays across the year we open the museum exclusively to pre-booked Night Owls guests from 18.45 until 22.30. As well as the chance to explore the galleries, there are lots of fun workshops and exciting demonstrations to enjoy.

Some of the loud noises are turned off, there are quiet areas for those needing to take a break, and additional information is provided before attending a Night Owls event.

The Night Owls accessible events are completely free and suitable for people aged 16 and over. Parents/carers and siblings are welcome to attend, but all attendees must be over the age of 16. 


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Part of the Science Museum Group