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.
Acton, MA – On March 1, 2018, the 36-year-old-yet-all-new Discovery Museum opened its doors to a waiting public, after completion of an $8.8M capital expansion and renovation that created a new, accessible, 16,000sf facility. A year later, on Saturday, March 2, more than 250 guests gathered at... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum has announced a $5,000 grant from the Foundation of MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program to support the Museum’s Especially for Me program. Especially for Me provides free events for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder... READ MORE
Bank is funding the museum’s Community Gallery, a changing exhibit space for traveling exhibits, community events, and cultural presentations
Velocity Engineering Lab exhibit opened in the gallery on Saturday, January 12th... READ MORE
Learn about interactive discovery, why it's important for kids, and how it happens here at the museum. WICN's Steve D'Agostino interviews museum CEO Neil Gordon on "The Business Beat," aired Sunday, January 6th, 2019 on 90.5 WICN radio. Listen now to the 29-minute episode... READ MORE
Popular program offers free access for families of children with an autism spectrum disorder, who are deaf or hard of hearing, or are blind or visually impaired.
ACTON - Discovery Museum has announced 2019 dates of their Especially for Me series of free events for... READ MORE
Published in more than 25 languages, Reynolds’ books include "The Dot," "Ish," "The North Star," "Happy Dreamer," and most recently, "The Word Collector." He also illustrated the best-selling Judy Moody and Stink books, written by Megan McDonald.
Who: Peter H. Reynolds, New York Times... READ MORE
Discovery Museum announced today that it will continue its partnership with Natick-based MathWorks to bring the museum’s Traveling Science Workshops program to classrooms throughout New England during the 2018-2019 school year. This is the ninth consecutive year that MathWorks has supported the... READ MORE
Awards celebrate the advancement of inclusion of people with disabilities in the cultural arts
ACTON, MA—Discovery Museum announced today its selection as a recipient of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2018 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) Community... READ MORE
Free admission and extended hours begin Friday, October 4
ACTON, MA – Discovery Museum has announced the return of their First Friday Nights Free! program for 2018-2019, offering free admission along with extended evening hours on the first Friday night of the month... READ MORE
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