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Discovery Museum with its giant treehouse and outdoor nature playscape combine the best STEAM exhibits—water, air, sound, light & color, making & tinkering, math—with immersive early learning experiences!

Ages: Infant through 12 years

Location  177 Main St. Acton, MA 01720



Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum for families that blends science, nature, and play. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and 550 sf treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus abutting 180 acres of conservation land. The entire campus is ADA-compliant and designed according to Universal Design principles to be accessible. The museum’s Especially for Me program offers free museum hours for families experiencing an ASD, hearing loss, or vision loss.