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.
Free admission on the first Friday of the month kicks off on October 1
ACTON - Discovery Museum announced today that their popular First Friday Nights Free program will return beginning Friday, October 1. Visitors can enjoy the Museum with free admission from 4:30pm... READ MORE
Museum to host Picture Yourself: Women in STEAM virtual and in-person events on September 29 and October 2
ACTON -- Who do you see when you picture a scientist? Do you see a stranger in a lab coat, or perhaps a family member, a friend, or a neighbor down the street? Do... READ MORE
The upcoming events feature discussions on youth and climate, talking to kids about indigenous stereotypes, empowering children with disabilities.
What: Youth Voices in Climate Change: A Conversation with Varshini Prakash moderated by WBUR's Miriam Wasser... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Ruth Agbaji and Lisa Giglio to its Board of Directors.
Ruth Agbaji is Founder and CEO of Code Wiz, an emerging franchise system in the education space. Code Wiz is an after-school program that helps kids of all abilities unlock their... READ MORE
Dear Friend of the Museum,
Today I watched a dad and his 3-year-old son play hide-and-seek all over the Museum’s outdoor campus. Watching how they naturally found the fun and joy in the surroundings we have created, I thought about how a carefully curated environment conveys a powerful... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum announced today a 5-year, $1M challenge grant awarded by the Sheth Sangreal Foundation, founded by Brian Sheth and Adria Sheth, to support the Museum’s sustainability plan—including conversion to solar electricity—paired with expanded environmental education and... READ MORE
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... READ MORE
Special, short-term exhibit will allow visitors to go inside the hidden world of local New England caterpillars.
ACTON, MA—Discovery Museum announced today the return of naturalist Sam Jaffe’s The Caterpillar Lab live caterpillar exhibition to the Museum. It will be open... READ MORE
Bid for Kids auction offers golf outings, weekend getaways, local gift certificates, and more in support of access programs at the Museum
ACTON, MA - Discovery Museum will kick off its annual Bid for Kids online auction fundraiser on Monday, May 24 at 8:00am at... READ MORE
[ACTON, MA] – Discovery Museum has joined museums nationwide in participating in Blue Star Museums this summer, a program that provides free admission to our nation’s active duty military personnel and their families. The program will run from Armed Forces Day, May 15, 2021, through Labor Day,... READ MORE