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Events near Acton

Tinkering with Toys: Build-a-Track (2.14 mi)

in Science, Museum Events, Hands-on Activities, Exhibits

Race, vroom, and whiz on toy tracks of your own design! Build and test out roads and raceways using recycled and repurposed materials.

Discovery Museum

177 Main Street
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Daily 11:00 am - 02:00 pm

Make a Mess: Kitchen Chemistry

in Science, Hands-on Activities, Museum Events

Try your hand at a few simple experiments to uncover the special color changing properties of some common household ingredients.

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Thu 01/16/2020 - 01/16/2020 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Especially for Me! Free Autism-Friendly Evening

in Unique Events, Museum Events, Hands-on Activities

Come join in all the fun and explore the accessible Discovery Museum and Discovery Woods during this evening event for families with members on the autism spectrum.

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Sat 01/11/2020 - 01/11/2020 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Backyard and Beyond: Winter Scavenger Hunt

in Outdoor Activities, Museum Events, Nature, Hands-on Activities

Discovery Woods is full of natural materials to excite your sense of sight and touch. Look closely and experiment with some of the most interesting textures found in Discovery Woods.

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Fri 01/10/2020 - 01/10/2020 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm

First Friday Nights Free!

in Hands-on Activities, Museum Events

Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month!

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Every 1st Friday of the month 04:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Celebrate National Chemistry Week: Marvelous Metals

Sensory-Friendly Afternoons are all about inclusion. During these events, the museum is open to the general public, but group visits and birthday parties are not scheduled, to avoid crowding and support access to exhibits.

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Tue 01/07/2020 - 01/07/2020 01:30 pm - 04:30 pm

Solstice 'Scapes

in Art, Nature, Museum Events, Hands-on Activities

Join us as we celebrate the Winter Solstice and paint some winter landscapes inspired by the shortest day of the year. We’ll use crayons, cray-pas and water colors to experiment with the technique of resist painting, and create unique works of art

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Fri 12/20/2019 - 12/20/2019 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Winter Workshop: Snow Globes

in Seasonal & Holiday Events, Museum Events, Hands-on Activities, Art

Who knows what Mother Nature will bring this year but guarantee a little “snow” for the holidays with a homemade snow globe. A sprinkle of “snow” and a dash of creativity is all you need to make and take your very own mini snow globe.

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Thu 12/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 10:00 am - 11:30 am

First Friday Nights Free!

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Join us with free admission and explore the museum at night on the first Friday of every month!

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Every 1st Friday of the month 04:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Bessie's Noon Year's Eve Pajama Dance Party!

in Seasonal & Holiday Events, Museum Events, Hands-on Activities, Art

Come decked out in your finest pajamas and get ready to shake, rattle, and roll into the New Year by making party hats and noise makers! At 11:45am we’ll have a DJ on hand to help us kick up our heels and countdown to 12 (noon).

Discovery Museum

177 Main St
Acton, Massachusetts 01720
United States

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When Tue 12/31/2019 - 12/31/2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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