The below pre-visit material are designed for the National Postal Museum.
The museum is located near Union Station on Massaschusetts Avenue Northwest in Washington, DC.
At the entrance, Museum security staff will perform a hand-check of all bags, and families will be asked to walk through
a metal detector before proceeding to the exhibit area.
The following downloadable information was developed to prepare your family for your visit to the museum.
Should you have any questions or comments about the project or the procedures for the day, or to register for Morning at the Museum
please contact the Smithsonian Accessibility Program at (202) 633-2921.
The "Tip Sheet" includes directions on how to get to and enter the museum, including parking information, as well as tips on things to bring or be aware of to make your museum experience enjoyable for your family.
The "Sensory Map" " provides information on various sensory experiences that will occur in different parts of the exhibit. A parent may also select a particular gallery or avoid certain sensory experiences based on individual sensory needs.
The "Social Stories/Social Narratives" for the National Postal Museum Morning at the Museum include Stories/Narratives for a variety of learning levels. They describe a range of topics relevant to a visit to this exhibit. There are Stories/Narratives that address what to expect at the museum, museum rules and routines, safety information, and more.
Emilia Earhart Airplane Envelope is designed for higher functioning children on the spectrum. The steps by step task guides will provide children with the opportunity to interact with objects in the gallery.