Special Programs

Special programs are day long events scheduled throughout the year.    

Look at the Calendar of Events to see what special programs are scheduled this month at the Museum.

Sensory Sunday
Offered on selected Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Best suited for children of all ages who prefer a less stimulating visit.

Sensory Sunday is a quieter museum experience. No horns, sirens, flashing lights or loud sounds. As always, noise reducing headphones and weighted vests are available. 

Enjoy all the exhibits and play spaces in the Museum as well as hands-on sensory exploration programs in the classrooms.  

Admission is limited to 150 people. Tickets are $12 for the general public, members are free. You must reserve your space or purchase tickets in advance for this special program.

Upcoming Sensory Sundays are scheduled for:

  • June 23, 2024

Member Monday
Offered on selected Mondays from 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
Limited to Museum members only

Enjoy the Museum on a day when the Museum is closed to the general public. During the school year (September to June) the Museum is closed on Mondays. Member Mondays are typically scheduled once a month during these months.

Want to become a member and enjoy this great perk?  Get your membership here.

Upcoming Member Mondays are scheduled for:

  • June 10, 2024 

Volunteer Days
Scheduled on selected days throughout the year.
Best suited for adults, older children (ages 14 & up), community groups, businesses and corporations

The Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is grateful to volunteers who pitch in to help with maintenance tasks like painting, building projects, setting up special events, or helping prep for education programs, lending their expertise to teach or lead a class.

To learn more about volunteering, see our volunteer webpage or contact us at info@cmssny.org


Looking for the Museum’s Special Events page?  Click here.