Saturday, November 12, 2022
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences strives to provide a fun and friendly educational environment for all people. Our goal is to make our events as accessible as possible, so that the greatest number of guests can take advantage of everything we have to offer.
Venue: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The festival will include both indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor activities will be located in the Nature Exploration Center (NEC) and Nature Research Center (NRC). Outdoor activities are limited and will be located on Bicentennial Plaza.
Courtesy manual wheelchair rentals will be available at the front desks of each building. There is a limited supply of chairs.
- We will have trained volunteers to assist visitors (2 hours maximum). Visitors will need to preregister for sighted guides.
- Please register for a sighted guide by calling Kari Wouk at 919.707.9879 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your first and last name and the time period for which you will need a sighted guide.
You may request an ASL interpreter for certain exhibits and presentations by calling Miranda Dowdy at 919.707.9885 or emailing her at email@example.com at least two weeks before the event.
There are accessible restrooms located throughout the Nature Exploration Center (NEC) and the Nature Research Center (NRC).
Single-User Restrooms are available for use on the 1st floor of the NRC, and the 3rd floor of the NEC. Please ask the information desk for a key to unlock these rooms prior to use.
There is a nursing room located on the 1st floor of the NEC, behind the Coastal Hall. There is also an Adult-Size Changing Tables located in this space.
There is a quiet space available on the 3rd floor of the NEC. This room is intended to provide a quiet and calm environment where festival attendees can spend time away from the busyness and noise of the event.
Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices (ALD) for certain events and presentations are available upon request on a first-come first-served basis. To reserve a device, please register by calling Miranda Dowdy at 919.707.9885 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your first and last name and the time period for which you will need an ALD. Numbers are limited so reserve ALDs as early as possible.
Help us Improve Event Accessibility and Inclusion!
We want you to help us ensure that you have the best experience possible at our event. If you have any additional questions, suggestions, or concerns, please contact the Museum’s Coordinator of Public Science Events, Miranda Dowdy, at email@example.com.