Come visit the mini city with a big future! Join us as we design, build, and explore a mini city constructed completely out of cardboard and creativity. This changing and evolving temporary space will be put together by staff and visitors over the course of several days.

CANCELLED - Black Women in Science: Katherine Johnson’s Numbers and Angles

Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month with a new program series that honors the contributions of black women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Katherine Johnson was a trailblazing mathematician whose work at NASA proved critical in helping move space exploration forward. Be inspired by her work as you try your hand, and mind, at solving some “moon math” like Johnson herself.

There's Not One Definition of Success

  • Posted on: 3 February 2020
  • By: nventi

Discovery Museum visitors bring a wide range of interests, temperaments, ages, and abilities to their experiences here.  And so, we design both our exhibits and programs around the basic idea that there is no one “right” way to participate and no “one-size-fits-all” definition of success. Because kids approach learning in very different ways, our approach is intentionally open-ended, giving children of all ages and abilities a chance to participate in their own way and build skills.

Discovery Museum Announces 2020 Especially for Me Series of Free Events for Families of Children with Developmental Challenges

Popular series, now in its 10th year, offers free access for families of children with an autism spectrum disorder, are deaf or hard of hearing, or have a visual impairment.

ACTON - The Discovery Museum has announced 2020 dates of their Especially for Me series of free events for families with children with an autism spectrum disorder and/or with hearing or vision loss.