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 – Discovery Museum announced today its conversion to on-site generated solar electricity, a key tenet of the Museum’s 5-year Sustainability Plan objective to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become carbon neutral. (Photo (c) Resonant Energy)
Bid for Kids auction offers Red Sox tickets, vacations, 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... READ MORE
As I look back on 2021, I am heartened to recognize that it was a year in which we were lifted up early and buoyed throughout the year by waves of support—even through some rocky moments. Our thanks go out to so many who made our remarkable year possible.... READ MORE
Open to high school juniors and seniors in MA, funds can be used for any educational or developmental experience
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum announced today the 2022 Discovery Museum Scholarship in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Museum.... READ MORE
The online event on March 24 is part of the Discovery Museum 2022 Virtual Speaker Series
What: Virtual event, “The Power of Play: How to Help Children Buffer Stress and Become More Resilient”
Who: Dr. Michael Yogman, Pediatrician,... READ MORE
Funds will support 2022 translation and printing of materials for schools and visitors, including special needs audiences
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum announced today a $75,000 grant from Yawkey Foundation to launch the Museum’s work to translate a significant number of... READ MORE
Now in its tenth year, the series remains free and open to the public
Do you remember the first generous thing you ever did? Probably not. It likely happened earlier than your first memory. I think I know about one of my firsts from a newspaper clip my parents saved.
Especially for Me program, now in its twelfth year, offers free Museum access for families of children with an autism spectrum disorder, sensory issues, or vision or hearing loss
ACTON, MA—Discovery Museum and Natick-based MathWorks announced today their continued partnership to bring the Museum’s Traveling Science Workshops (TSW) to classrooms throughout the region and beyond. This is the twelfth consecutive school year that MathWorks has invested in the program.