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.
from Wicked Local Belmont
By Joanna Tzouvelis
Chenery Middle School fifth graders recently participated in hands-on workshops to learn about the physical changes of matter. Leading the workshops was Jody Harris, an instructor from the Discovery Museum which organizes about... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Anthony (Tony) DiBona to its Board of Directors.
Tony recently retired from his position at PTC as EVP, Focused Solutions Group. Since joining PTC in 1998, he held various positions including Vice President, Global Business Partner Group... READ MORE
[ACTON, MA] – Discovery Museum has joined museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer. The 2019 program kicked off earlier than in past years,... READ MORE
from The Beacon
by Matt Mallio
For 30 years, Denise LeBlanc, the director of Learning Experiences for Acton’s Discovery Museum, has helped kids and adults experience the all-important “ah-hah” moment where hands-on experimentation and activity help them better understand... READ MORE
ACTON, MA – Discovery Museum will host its 3rd annual, grownups-only, “Treehouse Takeover” event in the Discovery Treehouse and Discovery Woods on Friday, June 14 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
Guests will enjoy food and drink from local restaurants; live music by The Keith Jacques Experience; and... READ MORE
Bid for Kids auction offers Patriots and Red Sox tickets, golf outings, weekend getaways, and more in support of access programs at the Museum
ACTON, MA - Discovery Museum kicked off its 9th annual Bid for Kids online auction fundraiser on Monday, May 6 at 8:30am at... READ MORE
from The Beacon
by Matt Mallio
Last March, the Discovery Museum, located at 177 Main St., opened its multi-million dollar renovated space to the public. Since then, according to museum officials, the number of museum memberships has more than doubled to about 4,500. The... READ MORE
Acton, MA – On March 1, 2018, the 36-year-old-yet-all-new Discovery Museum opened its doors to a waiting public, after completion of an $8.8M capital expansion and renovation that created a new, accessible, 16,000sf facility. A year later, on Saturday, March 2, more than 250 guests gathered at... READ MORE
Acton, MA – Discovery Museum has announced a $5,000 grant from the Foundation of MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program to support the Museum’s Especially for Me program. Especially for Me provides free events for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder... READ MORE