Reaching for the stars is harder than you think – Autism friendly at Greenwich Museums

Another very revealing blog from Tincture of Museum. Lots of useful information here about how to build audiences for accessible events as well as how to run them. Thank you for sharing your experiences and insights with us.

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The Peter Harrison Planetarium part of the National Maritime Museum The Peter Harrison Planetarium part of the National Maritime Museum

At the start of the summer, out of the blue I received an email from Katherine Weston, Access Officer at the Royal Museums Greenwich. She was putting on her first autism friendly event at the Planetarium, she had read my blog and wanted to know if we as a family would like to try out the show and give her some feedback. If you are new to the blog, I have three children, 10, 7 and 4, my eldest is autistic. It sounded fantastic, another museum taking their first steps to supporting autism families. We were due to go on holiday that day and whilst I knew it would be too much for the kids to go and then be in the car for three hours, my very forgiving husband let me shoot up to town early on…

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