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The Caterpillar Lab

Discovery Museum 177 Main St, Acton, MA

Join us as The Caterpillar Lab from Marlborough, NH, takes over our PlayLabs. Come see a huge variety of New England caterpillar species showcased in open-air displays of native plants. Get up close to giant silk moth caterpillars, caterpillar mimics; witness rare moments of metamorphosis, and watch ecological relationships play out under a digital microscope....

$15.50

Discovery After Dark

Discovery Museum 177 Main St, Acton, MA

It's grown-up time at Discovery Museum! Come hang out and play in our outdoor and indoor spaces and enjoy a fun evening with live music, food, drinks, and friends. Advance tickets required Early Bird: $40 per person until July 1 General Admission: $50 per person July 1 - July 16 (or until sold out) Ticket...

$40

STEM + Free Movie Night: “FernGully”

Discovery Museum 177 Main St, Acton, MA

Join us for a Movie Night on our lawn—our Thank You to the community as we celebrate our 40th anniversary! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and settle in for...

Free

Cold as Ice!

Discovery Museum 177 Main St, Acton, MA

Cold as Ice: Exploring a 300lb Block of Ice! Drop-in 10:00am to 4:00pm, Outdoors Things are getting chilly at the Discovery Museum! Experiment with different types of salt as you explore the unique characteristics of a 300-pound block of ice. Add in liquid watercolors and discovery just how cool science can be. After your visit,...

$15.50