a family of 3 enjoys the Museum, wearing facial masks
Brindha Muniappen
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:42pm

We are ready and eager to welcome you back to the Discovery Museum! Although the way we play now is a little different than it was before, our objective remains the same: to spark curiosity, inspire learning through playful exploration, and... READ MORE

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

the legs of a toddler climbing up a mud hill
Alli Leake
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:14pm

When Hillary Einboden visited the Discovery Museum for the first time, she knew she’d found a “unique and wonderful place"—a noteworthy observation coming from someone who spent a full year exploring wonderful places with her children.

two researchers sit with a child at a table, while his mom looks on
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 12:00am

By the time they reach preschool age, children are remarkably adept at evaluating others. That is, they understand that someone who shares is more generous than someone who doesn’t share, and that someone who shares more is more generous than... READ MORE

a mother and son see themselves in a hinged mirror as they play with geometric shapes
Denise LeBlanc
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:14am

“Look, look, there’s 13 of me!” exclaims a young boy as he peers into a nearly closed Hinged Mirror. “I can’t see you,” says his mom. He opens the mirror wider and there are fewer reflections of him. “It needs to be almost closed!” he declares.... READ MORE

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