How To Give

Support Discovery Museum 

Discovery Museum is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, community-supported organization. Our exhibits, programs, services to schools, and, most importantly, subsidized services to families in need are made possible by you. Thank you!

Contributions to the Discovery Museum are tax-deductible.

Make a Gift

It's easy to make an online gift to the Discovery Museum—we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Make a donation today!

Transfer Stock

Brokerage: Fidelity Investments, 1-800-544-6666
Account Number: X01-331-724
Account Holder: Discovery Museum
Tax ID: 04-2741645
DTC Number: 0226

Please note that Fidelity does not provide us with a donor name. Kindly call to let us know the transfer date, name of stock, and number of shares so that we may provide you with documentation of your gift. If you have any questions, please contact Marie Beam at 978-264-4200 ext.124.

Text to Pledge

Text PLAYMATTERS to 707070 (message and data rates may apply)

Mail a Donation

Please mail to Discovery Museum, Attn: Development, 177 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720 or call the Development Office directly at 978-264-4200 ext. 113

By Phone

We can accept credit card donations--and, answer any questions--by phone. Please call Karen Kerns, Assistant Director of Development, at 978-264-4200 ext. 113.

Recommend a Grant from Your Donor-Advised Fund (DAF)



Matching Gifts

Many companies offer gift matching programs, and those matched can make a big different for the museum. Please take a moment to contact your Human Resources Department to see if you can double your impact!

Shop Online

Support the museums while shopping online at Amazon by using the Amazon Smile program or Giving Assistant! 

Use Giving Assistant to save money and support Discovery Museums Inc.

Donate 3-30% of every purchase at retailers like Macy's & Kmart when you use Giving Assistant.


In-Kind Giving

Do you have small electronics such as radios, telephones, answering machines, cassette players, and the like? Are you looking for a new home for leftover fabric, yarn or puzzle pieces? Contact Karen Kerns in our Development Office to find out more about what the museum could use in support of our hands-on STEAM programs.   

Learn More About Us

Read our Annual Reports.
Learn how we respect donor privacy.
View our IRS 990 form and 2016 Audited Financial Statement.
Visit our Newsroom to read quarterly updates from our CEO, news releases, and media coverage.

Development Office Staff

Please contact us with any questions you have about your gift or how to support the museums. Our main number is 978.264.4200, our extensions are below.

Marie Beam, Chief Development Officer, ext. 124
Karen Kerns, Assistant Director of Development, ext. 113
Liz Dorsey, Grants Manager, ext. 131