The Discovery Museums: What a wonderful place to bring young scientists! We can help enhance your curriculum or bring the Science to you. 

Learners of all ages from the smallest to tallest find something to engage to their minds.  What will you Discover today?

Can you keep a secret next to the whisper dishes?  Have you found the skeleton yet?  Better come back soon!

We're open for free every Friday night this summer!

Free Friday Night Fun, 4:30 - 8:30pm, now thru Labor Day

Join us for FREE every Friday night this summer!  Explore both museums and our outdoor exhibits, and bring a picnic dinner to enjoy under Bessie's Tent. On Friday July 18th, join us for FortNight, when blankets and boxes will become castles, rockets and more! Free Friday Night Fun is sponsored by MathWorks and Middlesex Savings Bank.


9 Sep 2014
-  Investigate nature all around us.  Make a collection of leaves, sticks, pinecones, and...
10 Sep 2014
-   Are you curious about what’s inside telephones and computers? Let’s learn...
10 Sep 2014
-   Can you meet Ruff Ruffman’s challenge? Design hooks that can grab different...
11 Sep 2014
-   Join us for our weekly story time. We’ll bring the books; you bring your...


Pay as You Will Admission Week!


From September 16 - 21, to thank our community for their year-round support we're offering a week of pay as you will admission! YOU decide how much to pay when you visit. Pay $1, full fare or nothing at all - just enjoy! 

Pay As You Will is sponsored by Acton Real Estate.


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We appreciate the ongoing support of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Thank you!