FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has announced the return of its Free Access Days.
Museum staff will welcome the public to the museum in a unique way Thursday, and again on March 16, 2024. Free Access Days invite those living with a disability, as well as their families and caregivers, to visit the museum with no admission cost.
Free Access Days include additional staff and volunteers, access to sensory backpacks, a quiet space, and hands-on activities designed for visitors with disabilities. Educators, homeschool groups, group homes, and other groups who serve individuals of all ages with disabilities are welcome to sign up here to reserve a free Accessible Activity classroom kit. 90 kits are available for anyone within the following counties: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.
Museum officials say they want groups of all ages and abilities to know they’re welcome to learn at the museum, and Free Access Day is a chance for people of all abilities to visit and engage with new sensory-friendly programming.
Online pre-registration, which can be completed here, is required for Free Access Day.