Play matters

Our philosophy starts with the simple belief that kids are capable of incredible things. Our job is to nurture that ability; our goal is to support kids' healthy development. Play is how kids learn--here, it is in both a STEM-rich environment and inviting outdoor experience.

Today's Hours

Virtual workshops available NOW!

Virtual Traveling Science Workshops

This summer we worked with teachers, administrators, and specialists to re-envision our in-class workshops as Virtual Traveling Science Workshops, with COVID-19 protocols and safety standards in place. We are thrilled to continue to offer unique Discovery Museum experiences that...

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Here's what's happening

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Friday, Dec 11, 2020
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Explore sound through singing and playing from the comfort of your own home! Move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout! Music improves your child’s memory, cognitive... READ MORE
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
—Drop in
The science of freezing and melting takes places all around during the winter season! Join us as we... READ MORE

Saturday, Dec 5, 2020
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
—Drop in
It’s getting colder outside and harder for animals to find food.  Let’s help them out by making... READ MORE

Thursday, Dec 10, 2020
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
—Drop in
It’s getting colder outside and harder for animals to find food.  Let’s help them out by making... READ MORE

Friday, Dec 11, 2020
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Explore sound through singing and playing from the comfort of your own home! Move, make music,... READ MORE

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Our blog: Play Matters

Brindha Muniappan

We are ready and eager to welcome you back to the Discovery Museum! Although the way we play now is a little different than it was before, our objective remains the same: to spark curiosity, inspire learning through playful exploration, and foster social connections and empathy. We also want to

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Acton, MA – Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Umair Zia and Vibha Oza to its Board of Directors.