a mother and son share an A-ha moment!
Natasha Venti
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 3:04pm

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... READ MORE

a father plays with his young child
Alli Leake
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 4:28pm

More brain development happens before a child’s third birthday than at any other time in life. Between birth and age three, the brain grows from 25% to 80% of its adult size and forms one million new neural connections each second. If a baby’s... READ MORE

a woman and child sit reading a book together in a corner near a low bookshelf
Alli Leake
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00am

Hello! I’m new here, so I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Alli, the new Director of Early Childhood Education here at The Discovery Museums. This past Fall the Museums were very sad to say goodbye to Lucas, the previous Early Childhood Education... READ MORE

a little girl holds her chin in her hand and looks upward, in a wondering way
Larisa Heiphetz
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 12:00am

A team from the Boston College Morality Lab began collecting data at The Discovery Museums in June 2015. Larisa... READ MORE