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.
Your new museum is ready!
It’s time to celebrate, to take pride in what we’ve accomplished, and to express tremendous gratitude to everyone who helped us get here. For so long, this day seemed impossibly far away. Now that we’ve made it,... READ MORE
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
Your Discovery Museums are about to change a lot…and, not at all.
On March 1, we announced Ready, Set, Build!—the culmination of a campaign through which your museums will become a one-building, fully-accessible museum, and become... READ MORE
I recently received an email that moved me. It said in part: “I can't save everyone, but I can at least help shore up the walls around the things that really matter to me, and I've decided that I'm going to do my best to be a ‘patron’ of the... READ MORE
Twenty-five years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed by President George H. W. Bush to insure the civil rights of people withdisabilities. The ADA has expanded opportunities for Americans with disabilities by reducing... READ MORE