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May 1, 2017

Bid for Kids offers Red Sox tickets, summer camp and more in support of the Museums


ACTON, MA - The Discovery Museums kicked their 8th annual Bid for Kids online auction fundraiser on Monday, May 1 at 8:30am at www.biddingforgood.com/discoverymuseums.  The auction will close on Wednesday, May 10 at 10:00pm. 

Individuals and local businesses have come together to support the Museums, donating popular and hard-to-get items to be auctioned off. The catalog will have over 200 items, including: a VIP Red Sox game package (grandstand tickets, VIP tour, and your name on the videoboard!); a vacation rental in Wellfleet; summer camps; gift certificates for many area restaurants; and so much more!

Proceeds from the auction will support The Discovery Museums’ Open Door Connections program which serves to make the Museums affordable and accessible to all through programs such as Especially for Me, supporting families with children on the autism spectrum and children with hearing loss and First Friday Nights Free. Shoppers and museums supporters alike can visit the auction at www.biddingforgood.com/discoverymuseums.  



About The Discovery Museums

The Discovery Museums are the children’s and science museums of Metrowest Boston. Two great museums and the Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and treehouse—for one admission price—blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. The Museums serve families and schools from towns throughout the region, with a commitment to informal education that enhances classroom learning. The hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, and imagination, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. The Discovery Museums are committed to accessibility, and are a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category. For more information please visit www.discoverymuseums.org. The Discovery Museums are an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

The Discovery Museums’ programming is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.