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June 2, 2021

Free admission on Friday nights will kick off on June 25; advance reservations required to visit

ACTON - Discovery Museum announced today that their popular Summer Friday Nights Free program will return beginning June 25. Visitors can enjoy the Museum with free admission from 4:30pm to 7:30pm every Friday night through September 3. Advanced reservations will be required to visit the campus.

“We’re thrilled to be able to bring back free Friday nights after a hiatus due to the pandemic last summer,” said Neil Gordon, Discovery Museum CEO. “Families have faced tremendous financial and social hardship over the past year, and we hope many will take advantage of this opportunity to again play with friends in a joyful setting, without concern for cost. We’re very grateful to our generous funders, including our Lead Sponsor, The TJX Companies, Inc., for making this possible.”

In addition to The TJX Companies’ underwriting of the entire summer series, local businesses have also stepped up to support the community through the program:

June 25    Sorrento's Brick Oven Pizzeria
July 2    Sutherland Realty Group/Keller Williams Realty Boston NW
July 9    Carlisle & Company
July 16    Bamboo Fine Asian Cuisine & Sushi Bar
July 23    WECO Hospitality
July 30    MCO & Associates, Inc.
August 6    Scheier, Katin and Epstein, P.C.
August 13    Dunkin'/The Pesce Family
August 20    The Silver Unicorn Bookstore
August 27    McWalter Volunteer Insurance Agency
September 3    Newbury Court

Though not required for admission, visitors are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation, to be distributed to the Acton Food Pantry and Open Table.

Discovery Museum continues to operate with COVID safety protocols in place, including requiring advance reservations to visit and requiring masks be worn indoors for all visitors ages two and up.

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.