Discovery Museum

177 Main Street (Route 27)
Acton, MA 01720
Phone Number 
(978) 264-4200
Resource Description 

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum for families that blends science, nature, and play.

They offer dedicated and free admission hours for families with children on the autism spectrum, who are deaf or hard of hearing, or blind or low vision, through our Especially for Me programs. Visit their website for more information and to pre-register (required):

What is an Autism Welcoming Business?
Autism Welcoming businesses make simple, but impactful accommodations to support individuals and families with autism. They are trained by Autism Alliance staff and partner together to create a supportive environment. Learn more about our Autism Welcoming Initiative.

Age Range 
Adulthood (22+), Infants and Toddlers (0-4), School-Age (5-13), Transition-Age (14-21)
Greater Boston, Northeast
Language(s) Spoken 
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Welcoming Initiative, Recreation