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News Release
December 18, 2020

ACTON, MA – The Discovery Museum Speaker Series kicks off its 9th year with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College who is widely known for her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. “Talking to Kids about Race and Racism: A... READ MORE

News Release
November 18, 2020

Acton, MA – Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Umair Zia and Vibha Oza to its Board of Directors.

4 children hang and play on a giant, 12.5 foot tall lever with a basket swing on one end
News Release
October 27, 2020

Acton, MA - Discovery Museum announced today three new outdoor exhibits inspired by the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci, along with “Discover da Vinci... READ MORE

News Release
October 13, 2020

Acton, MA - Discovery Museum announced today the launch of Virtual Traveling Science Workshops (VTSW) and other teaching resources for schools, and Parent-Assisted STEAM Experiences (PASE), a set of in-museum and at-home learning resources and supports for families. Developed to address the... READ MORE

a young girl wearing a face mask drops stones into buckets suspended on a pulley
CEO Update
September 22, 2020

Dear Friend of the Museum,

It would be a huge understatement to say this is a September unlike any other.

side view of a green 2-story house
News Release
September 10, 2020

ACTON, MA – Discovery Museum announced today that a house on the Museum campus is available for free to any interested party able to relocate it from its current site for reuse or salvage. The house street address is 183 Main Street, Acton, MA, 01720. The property the house sits on is... READ MORE

Media Coverage
July 23, 2020

from The Boston Globe
by Nancy Shoet West

Heather Allen wasn’t surprised to see hand sanitizer and one-way foot traffic directions when she visited the newly reopened Discovery Museum in Acton with her two preschoolers.

What was a little bit unexpected, though, was... READ MORE

July 9, 2020

Dear Friend of the Museum,

In thinking about the challenges families are facing, I recognize that their needs are changing as we move through the various phases of the pandemic shutdown: kids at home prior to the start of distance learning; then, distance learning requirements, overseen... READ MORE

News Release
July 7, 2020

Discovery Museum will reopen to the public on July 28th, with free admission for all visitors through August 23. Visitation will begin with Member Only weeks from July 14 through July 26.

Photos for media use, (c) Jessica Cronin Photography ... READ MORE

Announcement
June 1, 2020

Help us reopen our doors as wide as ever!

Discovery Museum's annual Bid for Kids online auction opened Monday, June 1st. All proceeds will help fund the resources and programs that make Discovery Museum welcoming and accessible to all--whether they be online while the... READ MORE

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