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Heinz History Center Sensory Friendly Days

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 19, 2021

Free

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, the Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum will host its first-ever Sensory Friendly Days, presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, on Sunday, April 18 and Monday, April 19.

Sensory Friendly Days will offer individuals of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or sensory processing differences the opportunity to experience “the Smithsonian’s home in Pittsburgh” in a comfortable and welcoming environment. The History Center is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all visitors.

In partnership with Autism Connection of Pennsylvania and additional leaders in the region’s autism community, the History Center has identified and implemented modifications to support a more sensory-friendly experience, including but not limited to: mitigation of sudden/loud sounds and motions, lighting adjustments, designated break and rest spaces and family restrooms, and increased directional signage throughout the museum.

TICKETS

Thanks to support from DICK’S Sporting Goods, the History Center will offer free admission on April 18-19 for individuals with ASD or sensory processing differences plus one guest.

Space is limited, so please register in advance.

Please note that the time on your ticket refers to your arrival time at the History Center. You’re welcome to stay as long as you’d like!

April 18, enter between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets
April 18, enter between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets
April 18, enter between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets

April 19, enter between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets
April 19, enter between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets
April 19, enter between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Reserve Your Tickets

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
https://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/sensory-friendly-days-april-18

Organizer

Heinz History Center
Phone:
(412) 454-6000
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Venue

Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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