two college students in Boston College tshirts sit at a table in front of various toys and game pieces
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 4:19pm

Over the past year, the ABCD (All Boston College Development) psychology labs have been visiting The Discovery Museums in Acton, MA to conduct studies with the museum... READ MORE

a child in rainboots kneels in front of a bucket of mud
Rachel Danford
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12:26pm

So it’s raining, it’s been raining…sometimes Spring in New England feels like maybe it will rain forever! Home with a rambunctious 3-year old I found myself searching the internet for fun rainy day activities for little ones. I found, “10 indoor... READ MORE

side view of treehouse under construction
Neil Gordon
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:00am

Despite having big windows in my office, from my vantage point I am unable to see all the work happening in our soon-to-open nature playscape and treehouse, Discovery Woods. So, a couple times of a day I go for a walk to see what the Treehouse... READ MORE

a woman and child sit reading a book together in a corner near a low bookshelf
Alli Leake
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00am

Hello! I’m new here, so I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Alli, the new Director of Early Childhood Education here at The Discovery Museums. This past Fall the Museums were very sad to say goodbye to Lucas, the previous Early Childhood Education... READ MORE

several children's dress-up capes hang on a rack on a wall painted with blue sky and puffy clouds
Lucas Skorczeski
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:00am

Here at The Discovery Museums we like to point out the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in all things. From what you ate for breakfast, to the clothes you’re wearing, to how you got to the museum—there are rich STEM topics to explore... READ MORE