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NYT bestselling author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds
News Release
November 5, 2018

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

MathWorks logo
News Release
October 30, 2018

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

Lew Michaels, Neil Gordon, and Betty Siegel at the John F. Kennedy Center LEAD awards ceremony
News Release
October 5, 2018

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

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News Release
September 26, 2018

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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Announcement
September 20, 2018

Wear your jeans, bring your curiosity, and join us for an exciting evening of hands-on fun!

At Discovery Gala, Discovery Museum is just for grownups. It’s a chance to explore the intersection of scientific inquiry and creativity while enjoying playful cuisine and cocktails with your... READ MORE

Josh Golin
August 14, 2018

Who: Josh Golin, Executive Director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

What: Discovery Museum 2018 Speaker Series event      

When: Thursday, September 27, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Oak Meadow School, 2 Old Pickard Lane, Littleton, MA

Cost:  Free, but pre-... READ MORE

Summer Friday Nights Free logo
News Release
July 12, 2018

ACTON - The Discovery Museum has announced their popular Summer Friday Nights Free! Program continues through August 31, 2018. Free admission to all is offered every Friday night of the summer from 4:30pm to 8:00pm.

“Our Friday night attendance shows this is a very popular program. We’re... READ MORE

Best of Boston 2018 logo
Announcement
July 9, 2018

We are honored and thrilled to announce that Discovery Museum has been named Boston magazine's Best of Boston® 2018 - Best Family-Friendly Museum, West. 

Denise LeBlanc holds up an award plaque and state senate award citation
CEO Update
June 19, 2018

Dear Friend of the Museum,

On March 1 we opened the newly renovated and expanded Discovery Museum. Since then more than 60,000 family and school group visitors have come to enjoy what is new and what is still the same about the museum that has been a part of our community for 36 years.... READ MORE

graphic image of a treehouse with the words "Treehouse Takeover"
Announcement
June 1, 2018

Saturday, June 23

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Visit Discovery Woods and our 550-square-foot treehouse—the grownup way! Enjoy drinks, food, entertainment, and the outdoors.

Leave the kids at home and come play in the treetops, bounce on the wiggly bridge, have a drink with friends,... READ MORE