Sensory Days are for adults and families of children, teenagers and young adults with disabilities including intellectual disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorders and other cognitive disabilities. Guests will get access to the Museum, during off-hours*, where they can explore and self-guide through the galleries with adjusted light and sound for the best possible experience.

To enhance the experience, we often provide hands-on, family activities for Sensory Day participants. Find us in the Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center in the Great Gallery.

Sensory Days are intended as a positive and meaningful experience for families visiting The Museum of Flight.

*Aviation Pavilion and Simonyi Space Gallery will remain open.

Event Details:

The next Sensory Days experience will be announced soon.

FREE Admission; pre-registration required.  
The Museum Store (15% discount for Sensory Day attendees) and Wings Café are open during Sensory Days.

For additional information, please email

Social Narrative

Our Social Narrative is a resource for guests on the autism spectrum who may benefit from descriptions and pictures that show what a typical visit to The Museum of Flight is like. If you, your child, or someone else in your group would benefit from this resource, you may download our Social Narrative as a PDF below.

Download Social Narrative PDF

Thank You to Our Partners

Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center (ABC)
The ABC is an adult day program for individuals on the spectrum and other developmental disabilities, affiliated with Seattle Children’s.

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Dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by autism or other developmental disabilities, ACES provides comprehensive autism therapy and intervention services to help individuals maximize their potential. ACES supports individuals and their families from Olympia to Lynnwood in homes, clinics, schools, and other community settings. 

Learn more about ACES

International Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment (ICAN)
ICAN is a pediatric therapy center serving neurodiverse clients experiencing autism spectrum disorder or developmental challenges with a focus on guiding families for their hope and future. Two locations in the Bellevue, WA. Offering services in ABA, diagnostic, feeding therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social skills group, and speech therapy. 

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