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.
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
Acton, MA – The Discovery Museums have welcomed Cheryl Beaudoin and Justin Kliger to the Board of Directors.
Cheryl Beaudoin is a Kindergarten teacher in the Acton-Boxborough Public Schools. She began her teaching career in 2009, after spending 18 years at Digital Equipment Corporate in... READ MORE
ACTON, MA – George O'Rourke of Acton, age 6, stopped by The Discovery Museums recently to donate to the museum’s Ready, Set, Build! campaign for completion of the new Discovery Museum, opening December 2017.
from The Beacon
The Acton Discovery Museum recently held a week-long exhibition from July 24 to 29, featuring the artwork of the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School student Anindita Lal. This exhibition was the first of its kind held by the museum, which showcased an Indian... READ MORE
Dear Friend of the Museums,
Many things that Fred Rogers said are worth considering, such as: "Strengthen a parent and you strengthen the child," and "Childbirth does not produce a fully-formed parent."
The Discovery Museums will host “Treehouse Takeover” in the Discovery Treehouse and Discovery Woods on Saturday, July 22 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Guests will enjoy food and drinks in the 550-square foot treehouse, try out the nest swing and other outdoor exhibits, and explore Discovery Woods---... READ MORE
ACTON, MA – The Discovery Museums announced its summer schedule of programs, closings, and free admission evenings throughout the summer:
The Science Discovery Museum building will close to the public on Saturday, June 17; the last day to experience this museum prior to... READ MORE