two college students in Boston College tshirts sit at a table in front of various toys and game pieces
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 4:19pm

Over the past year, the ABCD (All Boston College Development) psychology labs have been visiting The Discovery Museums in Acton, MA to conduct studies with the museum... READ MORE

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Denise LeBlanc
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 1:43pm

Can your child name a living scientist? Can you?

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Neil Gordon
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 1:15pm

The Discovery Museums are a rich, joyful, and developmentally supportive experience for the kids who visit. But what about the kids who don’t visit?

We know that every kid can benefit from visiting museums, and therefore our goal is to... READ MORE

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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

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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

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