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Jan. 22 2023

Peaceful Mornings

From 9:00am to 11:00am, a moment especially for young people with special needs and their families.

 

Take advantage of a calm and agreeable environment to explore Dinosaurs around the World as well as our four permanent exhibitions and enjoy a film at the IMAX®TELUS theatre. A visit experience designed especially for you!

 

See you on November 20, 2022 and on January, 22 / March, 19 / May, 21 / July 16 / September 17 / November, 23, 2023

Places are limited.

The Science Centre is making changes to offer the most favourable visit conditions to those with special needs. Peaceful Mornings are events exclusively designed for them, their families, and those accompanying them.

 

    What’s different about Peaceful Morning events?

    • Reduced number of visitors to give young people all the room they need to have fun
    • Reduced stimuli inside exhibitions halls, particularly in terms of sound and brightness
    • Calmer areas with reduced lighting and floor mats
    • A special visitors guide adapted to your needs 

     

    IMAX®TELUS THEATRE

    The number of spaces available at the IMAX® TELUS theatre for those in wheelchairs is limited. Important: Reserve yours by calling 514 496-4724 or 1 877 496-4724 between 9am and 5pm.

      Schedule for November 20:
      •    9:15 am: Sea lions 3D (ENG) - 26 min
      •    10:00 am: Sea lions 3D (FR) - 26 min
      •    11:15 am: Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D - 42 min (open to the general public)
       

      TICKETS

      Tickets for November, 20, 2022 are available! Spaces are limited. Buying your tickets in advance is an absolute must. Event rates are our regular rates (see all our rates here).

      Buy tickets now

       

      NO CHARGE FOR COMPANIONS
      Regular ticket prices apply for those with special needs, but the person accompanying them can visit free of charge. Applicable only to one companion per person. This free pass must be booked online when the regular ticket is purchased. You’ll then need to present your CAL (Companion Leisure Card) or Accès 2 card when you arrive at the Centre. 

      Available on loan at the ticket counter:
      o    Wheelchairs
      o    Noise cancelling ear muffs
      o    Timers
      o    Printed version of the Guide for Accompanying People with Special Needs

      You must leave a piece of ID with us during all equipment loans. Please note that quantities are limited.

       

      GUIDE FOR ACCOMPANYING PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
      This guide was designed to help you plan your visit at the Centre and for easy referral while on site. The guide offers an overview of the Centre’s various environments, the various quiet spots and changing places as well as the content of all our exhibitions. This should help you better choose the activities most suited to you. The guide includes all the information you’ll need to make the very best of your visit!

      An important tool!

      Permanent exhibitions: download the guidE

      FEATURE EXHIBITION: Download the guide

       

      PARKING
      Paid parking facilities available right next to the Science Centre. 
      Free parking for those with mobility impairments and a disabled parking permit. 

      The Montréal Science Centre invites all families to come enjoy a visit with less worry and more fun! 

       

      We look forward to seeing you!

      "Enjoying an activity this much together was a real first for us and our child. Appreciably less stress, a very welcoming and professional staff, and the exhibitions are incredible!"

       

      "As parents, we feel much less pressure when we’re not the focus of onlookers. Everyone was so nice, all smiles, and we exchanged a lot of knowing glances with other parents as we watched our children play and enjoy the interactive stations in their own ways."   

      "I love that you call these events Peaceful Mornings because that’s exactly the feeling I had as a mother. I was appeased watching my daughter enjoy an environment that was both calm and stimulating but also free of judgment. Thanks again for putting this together!"

       


      "This also gives children a chance to share an experience with other children who don’t judge them. Thank you so much."