exploring the museum

The Museum believes all children should have access to art and the creative process, regardless of age, ability, gender, socio economic status or other life situation. We strive to make our interactive art installations, programs, and public areas as inclusive and accessible as possible for all our visitors. To meet this goal, we work as a team and in collaboration with the artists we commission for our projects. Our staff is trained to engage children and families of all abilities and are ready to assist you during your visit.

Additionally, if your child needs a break from the activity of the Museum, we recommend the following quieter, more sensory-friendly spaces:

sandbox gallery

Located on the Main Level

clay studio

Located on the Main Level patio

tot studio

Located on the Upper Level

the rain house

Located on the Upper Level

sketch aquarium

Located on the Lower Level

MOBILITY IMPAIRED SERVICES

parking

The Museum has multiple parking spaces designated specifically for disabled persons on Island Avenue, as well as behind our building in the Plaza.

doors

Our front door is equipped automatic door for accessibility.

Drinking Fountains

Accessible fountains are located on all three levels of the Museum next to the restrooms.

Elevators/OTHER

A public elevator is available for use and may be accessed on every level of the Museum. Noise cancelling headphones are available upon request.

GROUP VISITS + SPECIAL DAYS

Our quarterly Accessibility Mornings provide disabled visitors the opportunity to explore the Museum with comfort and safety before we open to the general public. Click here for more information.

Through our pARTners in Creativity program, we host group visits for children and families from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, with disabilities or other life challenges.

other services

restrooms

Accessible restrooms are located on all three of the Museum’s floors, including family (unisex) restrooms available for those individuals requiring assistance from a family member or companion.

service animals

People with service dogs will be allowed full access to all areas. Service dogs must be on a leash and in the control of the person with a disability or his/her companion. Pets are not allowed.

caregiver discount

Caregivers accompanying a child with a disability are provided admission to the Museum at no charge.

sharps container

Sharps containers for safe disposal of medical waste are located in both Main Level restrooms.

Our Museum aims to ensure that your entire visit will be comfortable, convenient, educational and fun! We are able to provide other reasonable accommodations with advance notice. If you have further questions, please email us at info@thinkplaycreate.org.

Upcoming Closures

The Museum will be closed Friday, Nov. 22 for a special event and Thursday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving. Please check our calendar before planning your visit.