An Accessible Experience

的 North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences aims to provide a friendly, accessible environment for all visitors by providing the widest possible access to our building, 展览, 事件, 和程序. 的 Access Guide provides a comprehensive list of available accommodations.

General Access Guide (PDF) 更新版本
Special Events Access Guide (PDF) 更新版本

的 North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences aims to provide a friendly, welcoming environment for all our guests.

GUESTS WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION

触觉导赏团 are available for free to small groups visiting the Museum. 旅行团登记 is required at least two weeks prior to desired date.

灯塔 provide independent wayfinding of the 自然研究中心 via the BlindSquare Event iOS App. You can download the app to your Apple device by visiting the BlindSquare App in the iTunes Store.

的指导 are available; please make requests no less than 72 hours in advance by emailing accessibility@vidhyaweb.com.

GUESTS WITH AUTISM OR SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDERS

感觉地图 identifies sensory-friendly spaces within the Museum.
感官地图(PDF)

Social Stories detail what to expect when visiting the Museum. 的y are available in both English 和 Español.

Noise-Cancelling Headphones are available to checkout for free at both Information Desks.

安静的空间 is located on the first floor of the Nature Exploration Center.

Sensory-Friendly事件 are held periodically for visitors to enjoy the Museum in a calmer, quieter atmosphere. 的 event features Museum scientists, live animals 和 their keepers, 和 a host of other sensory-friendly activities.

Check back soon for more information regarding our two upcoming 2024 Sensory-Friendly事件 at the Museum!

GUESTS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

Sign Language Interpretation for live presentations or programs is available upon request. Please make requests no less than 72 hours in advance for virtual programs 和 no less than one week prior to in-person 事件 by emailing accessibility@vidhyaweb.com.

住字幕 is available for all virtual programs, presentations, 和 classes upon request. 请电子邮件 accessibility@vidhyaweb.com at least 72 hours in advance with requests.

Assistive Listening Devices are available upon request for visitors attending live presentations or programs.

电影记录 are available for showings in the WRAL 3D 的ater for free from the Box Office.

流动性

轮椅 are available for free at both Information Desks.

自动门 are located at the entrances to the Nature Exploration Center自然研究中心. 的re are automatic doors on the second floor bridge that connects the two buildings. Visitors are cautioned there are currently no automatic doors on the third floor bridge that connects the two buildings.

电梯 operate between each level of the Nature Exploration Center自然研究中心.

可全球最大彩票网站排名的座位 可在 SECU Daily Planet 的ater 和 WRAL 3D 的ater for visitors using scooters or wheelchairs.

全球最大彩票网站排名厕所 are located in all public restrooms on every floor of the Nature Exploration Center自然研究中心.

全球最大彩票网站排名ORS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

婴儿换尿布站 are located in all public 和 single-use restrooms in the Nature Exploration Center. 在 自然研究中心, they are located on the first, second, 和 third floor women’s public restrooms 和 first floor men’s public restroom.

哺乳室 is located on the first floor of the Nature Exploration Center.

私人卫生间

一次性厕所 are located on the first 和 third floors of the Nature Exploration Center.

成人换尿布台 is located on the 1st floor of the Nature Exploration Center.

服务的动物

的 North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences welcomes service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (艾达): a dog or miniature horse (or one in training) that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Due to the presence of the Museum's animals, areas such as the Living Conservatory 和 Windows on the World are considered sensitive, 和 require extra caution for service animals. 宠物, emotional support animals, 舒适的动物, or species other than a dog or miniature horse are not considered service animals under the 艾达 和 are not allowed in the Museum.

草原脊 ECOSTATION

所有设施 草原脊 是在户外. With adequate notice (minimum 72 hours in advance of visit), staff will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability.

With adequate prior notification, 草原脊 staff will make every reasonable effort to accommodate individuals with mobility impairments wishing to use the trails.

Any “other power-driven mobility device” that an individual wishes to use must not cause damage to the trail surface 和 must be able to be safely operated for the volume of visitation currently at 草原脊. For more information please contact 草原脊 Ecostation at 919.707.8888.


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