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.
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
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
The Bid for Kids online auction to benefit the Discovery Museum is now open!
Proceeds will support our Open Door Connections program, which provides opportunities for visitors with financial limitations or disabilities to experience the museum for free or deeply reduced cost. We served... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Helen Crary, Jeff Glidden, Kerry Hawitt, and Andrew Howard to its Board of Directors.
ACTON - The Discovery Museum has announced 2018 dates of their Especially for Me series of free events for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder and/or with hearing or vision loss. Upcoming events will take place in the new unified and fully-accessible museum building.
Each new year begins with optimism about what the future may hold, but for us at the Discovery Museum, 2018 will surely be an especially momentous year. Next month we will culminate eight years of planning, fundraising, development, design and construction by opening the all-new Discovery Museum... READ MORE
ACTON, MA—Discovery Museum today announced a renewed partnership with MathWorks, the Natick, MA-based software developer, to bring its Traveling Science Workshops (TSW) hands-on STEM program to pre-K through grade 8 classrooms throughout New England in the 2017-2018 school year. Now in its 25th... READ MORE
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