First Friday Sensory Awareness & Accessibility

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Sensory Awareness & Accessibility Evening
Children's Museum of Idaho is excited to announce we will be offering First Friday Sensory Awareness and Accessibility Evenings October 6, November 3, December 1  We understand that a visit to the Museum can present challenges for some families. The Children’s Museum strives to be an inclusive and accessible space that celebrates neurodiversity and welcomes people of all needs and abilities.
First Friday evenings are scheduled monthly October-December from 5:00-7:00pm for families of children on the autism spectrum, with sensory processing disorders, and/or other special needs.
What to Expect:




  • Limited attendance (pre-registration required)
  • Low lighting and reduced noise in the exhibit areas
  • Therapy dogs
  • Sensory bins
  • Weighted vests and noise cancelling headphone if requested (limited supply)
  • Dedicated quiet area
  • Connect with other families who may share similar life experiences
  • Food and beverages may be consumed in the outdoor areas or Community Room during the First Friday sessions if you clean-up before you leave the room

Upcoming First Friday Evenings from 5:00-7:00pm:
2023 Dates: October 6, November 3, December 1

In an effort to better serve our guests and provide a welcoming, adaptive environment that meets your needs, discounted advanced ticket purchase and member reservations are required two days prior to the session.Tickets are non-refundable.

Tickets: $8.00 adult and child ages 24 months and over; members free but reservation REQUIRED. Discounts available for EBT and WIC card holders. You can make reservations and purchase tickets at this link.

October, November, December registration and ticket-sales will be available three weeks prior to each session. For questions, contact Tamara at or 208.345.1920 to learn more about First Friday Sensory Awareness & Accessibility Evenings.


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