Summer Friday Nights Free begin June 23

ACTON - Discovery Museum announced their popular Summer Friday Nights Free program will return beginning Friday, June 23. Visitors can enjoy the Museum with free admission from 4:30pm to 8:00pm every Friday night through September 1.

Advanced reservations are required and can be made 10 days in advance for a 4:30, 5:30, or 6:30 admission block. All visitors may stay until 8:00pm.

The Museum will gratefully accept non-perishable food donations for Open Table and Acton Food Pantry in lieu of admission, though a food donation is not required for admission.

Thank you to the following local businesses that have made the free admission possible:

  • June 23, Enterprise Bank
  • June 30, Enterprise Bank
  • July 7, Enterprise Bank
  • July 14, Reliant Medical Group
  • July 21, McGovern Subaru of Acton
  • July 28, TransAction Associates & Corporate Shuttles
  • August 4, Sorrento's Brick Oven Pizzeria
  • August 11, McGovern Subaru of Acton
  • August 18, Acton Medical Associates, P.C.
  • August 25, McWalter Volunteer Insurance Agency
  • September 1, Sutherland Realty Group/Keller Williams Realty Boston NW

Summer Friday Nights Free is part of the Discovery Museum’s Open Door Connections program to provide opportunities for those who face a variety of barriers to experience the Museum.


About Discovery Museum

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550sf treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus abutting 180 acres of conservation land in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982 and expanded to two museums in 1987, the museum reopened in a single accessible building after a complete renovation and expansion in early 2018. Hands-on, open-ended exhibits developed by professional educators inspire curiosity and exploration, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only winner in the Access category. Discovery Museum is the winner of Boston magazine’s 2018 Best of Boston® Best Family-Friendly Museum, West. For more information please visit Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.

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