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Acton, MA — The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $142,971.00 to The Discovery Museums to support the development of an interactive math exhibit and programs designed to strengthen parent and caregiver skills in facilitating math-related play and... READ MORE
Every parent wants their child to grow up to be happy and, in whatever way it is measured, successful. So naturally, we parents want to know: what are the important things in childhood that can lead to success? Typically, the messages coming from educational leaders and institutions are focused... READ MORE
from The Beacon
The Discovery Museums have been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s "$100K for 100" program. The Acton-based organization was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a... READ MORE
ACTON, MA, June 11, 2015 – The Discovery Museums have been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The Acton-based organization was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a very... READ MORE
from MetroWest Daily News
By Chris Bergeron/Daily News Staff
ACTON - On a nippy afternoon, twins Ava and Sophia Potts went “camping’’ at the Discovery Museums, toasting make-believe marshmallows and using little puppets to cast shadows of owls, raccoons and skunks... READ MORE
Acton, MA – The Discovery Museums are welcoming back the popular traveling exhibit, Design! Build! KEVA!, scheduled to open on April 29. The exhibit—a combination art gallery and construction lab—consists of 15,000 KEVA wooden planks and will be open during public hours from April 29... READ MORE
ACTON - The Discovery Museums have announced their 2015 Especially for Me schedule of free events for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder and/or with hearing or vision loss. The schedule includes 25 free events, with free evenings for families of children with a... READ MORE
Imagine 1.8 million fingerprints. If each of our visitors last year had touched the same exhibit and we never cleaned it (trust me, we do, every day!), there would be more than 1.8 million fingerprints on Newton's Cradle or the Probability Wall or the Train Room or Bessie's Diner. And that would... READ MORE
from The Beacon
The Discovery Museums announced Monday that the organization received a $25,000 grant from the Yawkey Foundation.
This is the fifth grant the foundation has provided in support of the museums’ Open Door Connections program, to underwrite... READ MORE