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Discovery Museums launches effort to get families outdoors

The Discovery Museums in Acton have received a $136,275 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to kick-start a new initiative, Natural Connections, that aims to get families to spend more time outdoors.

“The museums are already a successful institution for families,” said Neil Gordon, the organization’s chief executive officer, and the new initiative is a good match.

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