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October 1, 2016

'Especially for Me' programs break down barriers to visitation

from Baystate Parent
By Marshal D. Haneisen

On a recent beautiful evening, a group of visitors explored the new Discovery Woods area at The Discovery Museums in Acton. Children played in the 550-square-foot treehouse, scaled the rope climbing wall, enjoyed the nest swing, and glided down the family-size slide. Parents talked together. Many times throughout the evening and around the grounds, different visitors could be heard remarking: “We would never be able to come here if it wasn’t for this.” The “this” to which they were referring is the Especially for Me program.

The museums’ Especially for Me programs are designed to... READ MORE