Our philosophy starts with the simple belief that kids are capable of incredible things. Our job is to nurture that ability; our goal is to support kids' healthy development. Play is how kids learn--here, it is in both a STEM-rich environment and inviting outdoor experience.
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
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
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.
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
“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