Blind or Partially Sighted
Public elevators near the Central Park West and 77th Street entrances and those in the Rose Center are equipped with Braille signage and give auditory signals.
Science Sense Tours
Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the Museum galleries. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibition halls, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.
Science Sense is free with Museum admission.
Saturday, December 14th, 10:00 AM
This hall is about us, where we came from, how we got here, who we are, and most importantly what makes us human? Explore these questions in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins and the Sackler Educational Laboratory.
Wednesday, January 15th, 2:30 PM
Northwest Coast Indians
The Hall of Northwest Coast Indians highlights the traditional cultures of the native peoples of North America’s northwest shores from Washington State to southern Alaska.
Sunday, February 9th, 10:00 AM
Explore the story of the burgeoning of vertebrates through the oceans and onto land in the Hall of Vertebrate Origins.
Wednesday, March 12th 2:30 PM
Discover the wide range and variety of life on Earth, and learn how every species is interconnected, how they evolved, what purpose they serve, and why their preservation is necessary for maintaining our environment in the Hall of Biodiversity.
Saturday, April 12th, 2:30 PM
Discover the origin of the universe and our solar system in the Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites, which includes the largest meteorite on display in any museum in the world.
Science Sense tours are available to individuals or groups. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change.
For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call (212)313-7565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org