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Evening for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

August 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:00pm for this evening event which is free for families or groups with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges. This sensory sensitive evening features a quiet area, supportive staff and access to select Aquarium exhibits.

Explore the Aquarium’s outdoor habitats including beluga whales, seals and sea lions from 5:30-7:30pm. Inside, discover hundreds of vibrant fish and sea life from 5:30-8:00pm and trek through Jurassic Giants: A Dinosaur Adventure where all sound and motion will be turned off for a sensory sensitive experience.

The following exhibits will not be open: Sting Ray Touch, Foxwoods Marine Theater, Boomerang Island, 4-D Theater, Blue Theater.

Please note that this free event is only for this 5:30pm-8:00pm time period on August 22, 2019. If you are interested in visiting Mystic Aquarium before 5:30pm, regular aquarium admission rates will apply.

Documentation of diagnosis is not required.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for each member of your party, ages 2 and above. You must present confirmation of your registration either through printed tickets, or on your phone, at the check in table in order to enter the event

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August 22, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
(860) 572-5955 x100