Autism Friendly Early Opening

During this early opening at GoMA adults and children with autism will be able to enjoy a visit to the galleries, with softened sounds and lights.

Autism Friendly Early Opening

About Autism Friendly Early Opening

A quiet space will be available at all times and a limited number of sensory kits can be borrowed from our front desk. Download our visual storyboard to help prepare for your visit: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/autism-friendly-glasgow-museums

Easter crafts (Autism-friendly family workshop)
10.30am–12.30pm | Family 5yrs+
Join us in the top floor Studio for a sensory stimulating art workshop for children with autism and make some Easter crafts inspired by our exhibitions.

Glasgow Museums welcomes families and children of all ages and all our venues are FREE to visit. Events are also FREE unless otherwise stated.

Our displays and exhibitions are designed with families in mind, so you’ll always find something interesting to explore when you visit.

The activities listed here are for family groups and children. If you would like to arrange a visit for an organised group, please contact the individual museum in advance.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Autism Friendly Early Opening are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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