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“Discovery Treehouse in Massachusetts” episode to air on Tuesday, May 16 at 4pm EST on DIY Network
ACTON, MA—The Discovery Museums announced today the seventh year of partnership with MathWorks of Natick, MA to bring the museums’ Traveling Science Workshops (TSW) program to elementary and middle school classrooms throughout the region.
Earlier this month, the Discovery Museums launched "Ready, Set, Build!" the final phase of its $8.4 million capital campaign to expand the museums' facilities and reconstruct the campus.
The Discovery Museums announced today the launch of Ready, Set, Build!, the final phase of the $8.4M capital campaign to expand the museums’ facilities and transform the campus. This broad-scale public effort will complete the Campaign for The Discovery Museums, fulfill the $1M dollar-for-... READ MORE
The Museums were honored with citations from both the House and Senate, and a Commonwealth Award for “… breaking down barriers and accommodating all visitors, including those on the autism spectrum, or who are deaf or blind, through its new Discovery Woods, a fully-accessible nature playscape... READ MORE
What a fantastic job I have! Where else can a very successful year include being able to say things such as:
"We got kids bouncing and climbing on a cargo net!"
"A 51-year old was in a treehouse for the first time in his life!" ... READ MORE
The Discovery Museums in Acton is being honored for "breaking down barriers and accommodating all visitors, including those on the autism spectrum, or who are deaf or blind, through its new Discovery Woods, a fully-accessible nature playscape designed around a 550-square-foot tree house,"... READ MORE
Awards celebrate exceptional achievements in the arts, humanities, & sciences; the Museums are the only winner in the Access category.
In an episode entitled, "What's New," the segment featured a tour of Discovery Woods and interview with CEO Neil Gordon. View it here http://bit.ly/2gKXtLH
The cornerstone of the Military Appreciation program is free museum admission for active duty military personnel and up to three family members, September through May; during the summer months, up to five additional family members are admitted for free. Military family visits to the museums... READ MORE
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