Discovery Museums Acton

$2.00 Admission at The Discover Museums!

The Discovery Museums Celebrate 30 Years with a Week of 1982 Admission Prices

“Pay and Play Like It’s 1982” Offers $2.00 Admission from September 22 through 28

Discovery Museums ActonTo say Thank You for 30 years of support from the greater Boston community, The Discovery Museums will reduce admission prices for a week to $2.00 per person, the same price as when the museum first opened in 1982.  From Saturday September 22 through Friday September 28, visitors of all ages can explore both museums on the campus and enjoy favorite programs and activities such as Music & Movement, FETCH!™ Lab, PEEP™ Science Adventures, Mixing in Math, LEGO Zone and more, and pay only $2 admission per person as part of the “Pay and Play Like It’s 1982” promotion.

In addition to the reduced admission price, memberships will be sold at a 20% discount through the end of the month.  Members and children under 1 are not charged an admission fee; teachers are also always free.

About The Discovery Museums

The Discovery Museums are celebrating 30 years of inspiring curiosity. The two museums—the Children’s Discovery Museum for ages 0-6 and the Science Discovery Museum for kids of all ages—are the children’s and science museums of MetroWest Boston, paired on a single 4.5-acre campus in Acton, MA.  For 30 years the Museums have served families and schools from towns throughout New England, with a commitment to informal education that enhances classroom learning. The hands-on, playful exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration, experimentation and imagination.  The Discovery Museums combine manageable scale, convenient location and free parking to provide a fun and engaging experience where children and adults can discover their world together. For more information, please visit

Hours and Admission

The Discovery Museums are located at 177 Main Street Acton, MA 01720. Tel 978-264-4200. All programs are free with admission: $11.00 adults & children, $9.50 seniors 60+, free for children under 1 and Members. Teachers are always free.

School Year hours

Children’s Discovery Museum: 9am to 4:30pm Tues – Sun

Science Discovery Museum: 1pm to 4:30pm Tues – Fri, 10am to 4:30pm Sat & Sun

Both Museums closed on Mondays.

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