Blue Star Museums logo
News Release
May 23, 2019

[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

Denise LeBlanc at an airflow exhibit in the museum
Media Coverage
May 10, 2019

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

Treehouse Takeover graphic logo
News Release
May 9, 2019

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

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News Release
May 6, 2019

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

Evening of Thanks event at the Museum
Media Coverage
April 18, 2019

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

Sen. Jamie Eldridge, CEO Neil Gordon, and Rep. Tami Gouveia at Discovery Museum Evening of Thanks
News Release
April 3, 2019

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

News Release
March 14, 2019

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

Joey Rivera and Xuan Kong
News Release
February 5, 2019

Discovery Museum is pleased to welcome Jose “Joey” A. Rivera and Xuan Kong to its Board of Directors.

kids hold a long red ribbon across an entryway while to men prepare to cut it
News Release
January 14, 2019

Bank is funding the museum’s Community Gallery, a changing exhibit space for traveling exhibits, community events, and cultural presentations 

Velocity Engineering Lab exhibit opened in the gallery on Saturday, January 12th... READ MORE logo
January 7, 2019

Learn about interactive discovery, why it's important for kids, and how it happens here at the museum. WICN's Steve D'Agostino interviews museum CEO Neil Gordon on "The Business Beat," aired Sunday, January 6th, 2019 on 90.5 WICN radio. Listen now to the 29-minute episode... READ MORE