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Discovery Days

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Discovery Day
Discovery Days
Discovery Days

The Gaithersburg Community Museum presents Discovery Days, a series designed to stir the imagination and foster family involvement in a fun and stimulating environment. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted. Registration is not required,  but recommended. Suitable for ages 6 & up.


  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 • 1 - 4 PM
    Topic: GIS & Maps
    Have fun learning about maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with hands-on activities that explore geography in all of its forms. A map gallery illustrates the many ways that the City uses GIS on a daily basis.

  • Saturday, January 4, 2020 • 10 AM - 3 PM
    Topic: Archaeology
    The Montgomery Parks Archaeology Office will be at the Museum with hands-on activities that explore the wonders of archaeological work. Among the things to try are: Archaeology Site-In-A-Can, Tin-Smithing, Marble Making, Seed Identification, and Ceramic Mending. Try out these skills while learning what archaeology teaches us about the past.

  • Sunday, March 22, 2020 • 1 - 4 PM
    Topic: Codes
    Explore spy codes, signal messaging, and computer coding in this fun afternoon.