young child in a beekeeper's hat
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 1:14pm

“How do bees make honey?”

“Do bees have hands?”

“What makes different honeys taste different?”

“How do bees make wax?”

These are some of the insightful questions we received at my All About Bees program at the... READ MORE

a girl in a red coat and red hat plays with a giant radar magnet
Neil Gordon
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:52pm

The new Discovery Museum will soon be open and ready to welcome our curious, capable, imaginative young visitors. This has been our goal for many years and the focus of innumerable hours of imagining, designing, fundraising, and building. Soon we... READ MORE

two young children "skate" on a smooth white surface in their socks
Liz Leahey
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 3:21pm

Set a kid wearing socks on a slippery floor and inevitably, sock skating will follow. This is proving true at the Discovery Museum, where our outdoor sock-skating rink is encouraging children—and parents and grandparents—to slip, slide, and spin... READ MORE

child climbing tree
Rachel Danford
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:45pm

I am trying to look calm and cool on the outside but inside, my heart is pounding. “Watch this, momma!” my 4-year-old daughter squeals as she swings from a branch and just barely catches the boulder with her feet. Thankfully, as the... READ MORE

a girl holds up her two hands that are completely coated with mud
Liz Leahey
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 3:21pm

This post originally appeared in June, 2017.

When we design programs at The Discovery Museums, we are always looking for ways to encourage people to step outside their comfort zones.

We see this happening all the time. But... READ MORE

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