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Adventure Science Center, Nashville

(3.9/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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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  • My husband and I took our eight-year-old and five-year-old great-nephews to the Adventure Science Center in December 2016. Both boys loved the many hands-on educational activities there. The children'...  more »
  • Better suited for younger children but we enjoyed our visit. We were there for 5 hours. We watched two movies. Purchase tickets in advance. 
  • We had a really fun day at the Science Center with our 3, 4 and 5 year old grandsons. The activities were varied and numerous so all had a good time. It would be good to have them dressed in neon shir...  more »
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  • It's a pretty good place with lots of places for a kit to explore. We have a three year old son and he loved the space exploration area, and the big multi-level play areas in the center. It's awesome see downtown Nashville from up high. After about two visits though, you will have seen everything there is to see. We've also been to the Discovery Centrum in Chattanooga, which has more options than this one. Still, it's a pretty good place for a small boy to explore.
  • This museum is huge! Great for kids of all ages. There are lots of hands-on activities as well as a gigantic play area in the center of the building. My daughter loves to come here. She loves the BodyQuest exhibit.
  • This is a wonderful place to visit for all ages! Everything from learning about inside our bodies, forces of nature, to outer space! We watched an amazing show at the planetarium, played tons of games and adventured through a 4 story tall jungle gym all the way up inside a giant glass pyramid with a wonderful skyline view of the city!!!
  • Really disappointing. Other reviews are great but our visit didn't match those experiences at all. Place was dirty, toddler area was sad and exhibits in new BodyQuest area didn't work. Big let down. Wish we could get a refund.
  • Amazing. Took our 2 & 4 year old daughter. Both girls had a blast. The jungle gym tower is unreal. It just keeps going up and up until your in the glass peak of the building looking out over the city skyline. Unreal. The space exhibits were very neat too.