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#1013511 - 7th Jul 2016 10:35pm Autism-friendly afternoon, World Museum
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Autism-friendly afternoon, PRESS HERE FOR LINKS

World Museum Friday 15 July, 2.30 - 4.45pm

We welcome children and adults with autism in our museums and galleries. Staff are piloting a series of sessions which are aimed at supporting the needs of people with autism.

Autism TogetherWe are currently working with Autism Together to develop skills to make our venues more autism-friendly. We have quiet areas in each venue. We will evaluate our events and we welcome feedback from visitors who attend so that we can develop and improve this service. Feedback forms will be available.

The offer is free but a session or event needs to be booked in advance so that we can make sure that we can accommodate you and avoid activities becoming crowded.

Please be aware that for everyone’s safety we have a fire alarm system in place in all our museums and galleries. In the event of the alarm going off there will unavoidably be a loud noise. Staff will let you know where to go to feel safe.
How to book

To reserve a place on any of the sessions listed below please complete a booking enquiry form. We will confirm whether there is a place for you or let you know if all places are booked.
Autism-friendly afternoon, World Museum

Friday 15 July, 2.30 - 4.45pm
World Museum – the event takes place throughout the Museum
During the event the museum will still be open for all visitors, but we will try to keep the building quieter and less crowded than usual.
The afternoon is for all ages, individuals, families and groups.

You can explore the museum’s displays. Planetarium shows will be run at reduced volume and drop-in sessions will take place in the Aquarium and Bug House with live animals for all visitors. Quiet spaces will be signposted.

Book now
See our autism-friendly guide to World Museum (pdf) which has photos of spaces inside and outside the Museum, along with useful information.

Be an archaeologist / Let’s Dig, Museum of Liverpool

Tuesday 13 September, 10.15am - 11.15am
Museum of Liverpool
For children aged 7-11 years (Key Stage 2)
Most of the session takes place in an education room in a quieter area of the Museum.
There are spaces for 12 children and their accompanying adults

Carry out your own archaeological excavations, uncover lost objects from Roman, Viking, Tudor and Victorian sites in and around Liverpool and learn about the importance of evidence. Participants choose to record their findings by drawing, measuring or talking about them.

Book this session now
Find out more about the Let's Dig session
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Welcome Sunday morning, Merseyside Maritime Museum

Sunday 9 October 10.30am-12.00pm

An autism-friendly morning for any visitors who would like to experience a more relaxed museum experience. Merseyside Maritime Museum is quieter on Sunday mornings than at other times. Between 10.30am and 12 noon we have the following activities tailored to accommodate people who find this quiet period more comfortable.

Carnival Craft session

3rd Floor – International Slavery Museum (located within the Merseyside Maritime Museum)
Use craft materials to create your own carnival-inspired crown to take home. Toddler play area situated in the craft room.

Smugglebuster Playday

2nd Floor
The Seized! team invite you to ‘Smugglebuster Playday’, a room where the young and the young-at-heart can play games, do jigsaws, dress up and colour in.
There is also a reading corner and toddler play area. The session is based on Seized! Border Force National Museum which has displays in the basement.

All Hands on Deck

1st Floor
Handle interesting objects and learn more from our expert staff about maritime History.

Emigration gallery

Friendly staff will accompany you on a tour of the dark streets of old Liverpool, and you can put yourself in the place of emigrants to the New World. Staff will give visitors a detailed description of the gallery before entering.

Some galleries will have reduced noise levels for this event. All galleries and exhibitions are open for you to browse, with printed trails available for you to use on some of the galleries. There is a picnic area by the colonnades at the back of the museum providing a lovely area to eat at our café or to eat your picnic lunch.

Book now
See access information for the Merseyside Maritime Museum

Big Art for Little Artists, Walker Art Gallery

Tuesday 22 November 9.30am - 10.30am. (This session starts before the Gallery opens at 10am.)
Big Art gallery, Walker Art Gallery
One hour session for early years and children under five
The session has space for 15 children and 15 adults

Join us for interactive story telling and rhymes, craft activity and a fun interactive exploration in Big Art gallery.

Book now
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Javanese Shadow Puppets, World Museum

Wednesday 14 December 10.15am - 11am, 11.15am - 12pm and 1.15pm - 2pm
Weston Discovery Centre, World Museum
For children aged 7- 11 years (Key Stage 2)
The session takes place in a quieter separate room. You can also explore the World Cultures Gallery close by and see more shadow puppets in the Asia displays.

In our workshop you can find out about shadow puppets, how they work and make your own to own to take home. You can sit quietly and listen to instructions in the session which involves cutting, sticking and colouring. Find out more about our Javanese shadow puppets learning session.

Book now
See access information for World Museum.

Visiting us at other times

Visitors with autism are welcome in our museums and galleries at all times but sometimes the museums and galleries can be noisy. Quieter times include:

2.30pm - 5pm on weekdays during school term times. This is because the venues become quieter after school groups have left.
10am - 11.30am on Sunday mornings.

You may wish to avoid times when museums and galleries can be particularly crowded and noisy. These times include:

school holidays
bank holidays
when big events are happening in the city centre or at a particular museum or gallery.
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#1013597 - 8th Jul 2016 9:57pm Re: Autism-friendly afternoon, World Museum [Re: eddtheduck]
granny Offline
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Thanks Edd. Excellent information for those who it concerns.
...and those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.FN


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