Adventure Science Center, Nashville

4.1
#2 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Tennessee
Get ready to experience science first-hand at Adventure Science Center with more than 200 hands-on exhibits. While the exhibits are geared toward children, adults often join the fun--more than 300,000 people visit every year. You'll find displays about beekeeping, the human body, space, biology, and more. A planetarium provides an introduction to the skies and daily laser shows. Tickets to the planetarium are sold separately at the science center's reception desk, where you also can ask about showtimes. If you arrive within two hours of closing, you could receive a discounted ticket for a quick tour. Adventure Science Center is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Nashville Edition.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Our 8 and 10 year old's enjoyed their afternoon at this science center. There was plenty to do to keep them occupied for 3 to 4 hours.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Our visit was 5 August 2017 the 8 pm show which had the variety Laser Tribute; track list included: Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Ronnie James Dio, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Freddy Mercury, John Le...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    My boys loved this place and they wanted to go back a second time!! The bouncing astro. activity was one of their favorites! Every activity is free, except for the simulated roller coaster 4-D ride. G...  more »
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  • May 9, 2017
    Awesome place! So much to see and do and learn whether your a toddler or an adult. Of course it's aimed more towards children and teens, but it's still a GREAT place as an adult. It's fun, interactive, and educational! Not much better you can get :) I've been there with my family many times and we love it every time! What's awesome is that they get new temporary exhibits all the time so you get something new whenever you go next. And I also love their membership package cause when you pay, it's good for over 300 science centers across world! Overall GREAT place and we plan to go back many more times!
  • July 9, 2017
    Interesting exhibits and demonstrations. It was a little more child-oriented than I would have liked, but still fun. We bought a year membership for a reasonable price and are looking forward to seeing the planetarium and attending some of the 21+ evening events.
  • July 1, 2017
    Wonderful way to spend time in nashville with a 4 and a half year old. His half birthday celebration was a blast! We will definitely be bringing him back. The whole family especially loved the show in the planetarium. Highly recommend!
  • May 1, 2017
    Super fun adventures to be had here! Very hands on and interactive, good for most all age groups -and educational! I went for the first time as an adult on a date and we had fun! Bathrooms are well placed throughout the building. Parents can participate in the fun as much as they'd like but there's ample their kids can do independently.
  • June 29, 2017
    Fun time for the family. Great way to use up a summer day, and keep kids entertained. Subway restaurant within for quick bites. Wasn't enthused that the more fun items cost extra to take part in.

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