Sensory Friendly - Museum Admission

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Sunday August 21

9:00 AM  –  10:00 AM

Join us for an early morning sensory-friendly event for neurodiverse visitors of all ages and their families. Learn about medical history, see special pop-up exhibits with touch objects, explore our medicinal plant garden, and do a scavenger hunt to find objects in the museum!

About the Event:

  • Pay What You Wish
  • Pop-up exhibits with touch objects
  • Scavenger Hunt
  •  Quiet Room with snacks
  • Activity in our Garden


Please note the below to ensure a safe, disturbingly informative visit: 

  • Strollers are not permitted in the gallery spaces. There is limited space available in our coat room for storage. Please plan accordingly.

  • All staff and visitors over the age of two years old are encouraged to wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth regardless of vaccination status.

  • Out of respect for the individuals in our collections, no photography or filming of any kind is permitted in the main Museum. However, you may take photos of the exhibits in our lobby area, Thomson Hall (located to the right of the marble staircase), and in the Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden. 

PLEASE NOTE: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia reserves the right to photograph or record the experience for marketing or promotional use.