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.
How To Give
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Visitor photo by Waetie Sanaa Kumania
Visitor photo by Candice Cruz
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!
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
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)
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!
Support the museums while shopping online at Amazon by using the Amazon Smile program or Giving Assistant!
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.