Accessibility

Discovery Center Museum is committed to making its building, exhibits and programs accessible to visitors with special needs.

  • We adhere to the Smithsonian Institute's guidelines for accessibility.
  • We offer ramps, accessible restrooms, an elevator, and ample room around each exhibit.
  • Adult changing table onsite.
  • Wheelchairs are available at Discovery Center. To ensure availability, please call in advance of your arrival.

Discovery Center offers several Fun for Everyone events each year for children with disabilities and their immediate families to experience our exhibits free of charge before/after the museum opens/closes to the public. For more information about the events and/or to register, please contact Amanda Gray-Orlando at AmandaGO@discoverycentermuseum.org or call 815-963-6769.

 

Social Stories

To download a Discovery social story word document click here.  For a pdf of the social story click here.

The social stories were generously provided by the Autism Program Service Center - Rockford.