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Media Coverage
July 1, 2016

from Boston Metro
By Rachel Raczka

To do it, they built a seriously amazing treehouse. While most museums aim to challenge and inspire creative thinking in young minds with their childrens' programs, the Discovery Museums in Acton just wants kids to put down the screens and... READ MORE

7 adults sit on or stand around a giant dinosaur statue, raising their hands in celebration
Media Coverage
June 25, 2016

from The Beacon
By Molly Loughman

Known for its interactive discovery, hands-on experience and scientific investigations, Discovery Museums is building on its mission of nature-based learning with the implementation of two new Adventure Paths that will lead to additional... READ MORE

Media Coverage
June 22, 2016

The Discovery Museums in Acton next month will open Discovery Woods, an accessible outdoor play space featuring a massive treehouse built by DIY Network’s “The Treehouse Guys.” An opening celebration will be held July 16 and July 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day, with music, food trucks, and... READ MORE

Media Coverage
June 20, 2016

The Discovery Museums in Acton received a $300,000 Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund capital grant supporting Phase II of the Museums’ Campus Master Plan, funded by the Campaign for The Discovery Museums. This contribution, which will be fully matched by The Manton Foundation, will... READ MORE

Media Coverage
June 17, 2016

Wouldn’t it be nice to escape the world’s troubles for a little bit and hunker down in an enormous treehouse? Now you can, thanks to Acton’s Discovery Museums. They’ll launch Discovery Woods

Media Coverage
June 14, 2016

The Discovery Museums received a $1,500 grant by the Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy student group at Middlesex School in Concord. The funds will support the museums’ Especially for Me program series, which offers free events for families of children who are deaf or hard-of-... READ MORE

News Release
June 9, 2016

ACTON, MA—The Discovery Museums announced today a $1,500 grant recommended by the Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) student group at Middlesex School in Concord. The funds will support the Museums’ Especially for Me program series, which offers free events for families of... READ MORE

News Release
June 3, 2016

ACTON, MA – The Discovery Museums today announced a $300,000 Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund capital grant supporting Phase II of the Museums’ Campus Master Plan funded by the Campaign for The Discovery Museums. This generous contribution, which will be fully matched by The Manton... READ MORE

Rendering of future Discovery Woods site
News Release
June 2, 2016

ACTON, MA – This July, The Discovery Museums opens Discovery Woods, a launching point for outdoor adventures and woodland exploration, featuring an inclusive, fully-accessible nature playscape with the coolest, biggest treehouse you've ever seen, built by DIY Network's The Treehouse Guys. Thanks... READ MORE

News Release
May 26, 2016

ACTON, MA –The Discovery announced the launch of Blue Star Museums,  a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel... READ MORE

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