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.
Play matters blog
Last year I spent a lot of time tricking people: fooling librarians, teachers, visitors, and even my coworkers and family. I made them do math…willingly yet unknowingly! During workshops, meetings...READ MORE
More brain development happens before a child’s third birthday than at any other time in life. Between birth and age three, the brain grows from 25% to 80% of its adult size and forms one million...READ MORE
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...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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE