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Creative Discovery Museum

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Address: 321 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number:
+1 423-756-2738
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Creative Discovery Museum is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of...

Creative Discovery Museum is a hands-on children's museum in the heart of downtown Chattanooga that inspires all children to explore, innovate, create, and play. Our exhibits are designed to both entertain and educate as children discover the world around them and all it has to offer including art, music, dinosaur digging, water exploration, and science. Rated the #7 children's museum in the U.S. by Trekaroo in 2015.

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So much fun!

Was visiting family this week and decided to make my two little cousins here for a visit. Both the kids and myself and such a great time! There are so many different levels,rooms... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was visiting family this week and decided to make my two little cousins here for a visit. Both the kids and myself and such a great time! There are so many different levels,rooms, and activities for them to do. And there is a great cafe. I wish I lived closer, so I could go more often!

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Thank danarose95
Ellisville, Mississippi
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent the morning exploring the museum with the whole family-ages 6, 19, 26, plus us parents and an aunt and uncle. We all had a ball! The cost to get in is reasonable and there is so much to do and see.

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Thank Shelley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 6 yr old seen this place and begged to stop by ! We actually had no idea how awesome and educational it is ! It's well worth the money! We wanted to Stay all day !

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Lake Jackson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organized sections with a good assortment of interactive activities. Some require more time and effort to enjoy than others. The music wing was the most impressive with a variety of musical instruments on display for guests to experiment with. The only downside was that the electronic instruments were not working probably... possibly due to high use. There is a... More 

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Harvest, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the absolute best children's museum of a 1/2 dozen or so we have visited. Your children or brands will love it!

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Madison, Alabama
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 10-year old granddaughter found it fascinating despite it's prime focus on kids a bit younger than her (seems more in tune with 1st-3d grades). Her highlight of the visit was to get to play chess with one of the young teens that work there. A wonderful visit.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a GREAT place to take kids . it is wonderful and very educational for you and your kids. not a great place to eat. all hands on ... very good

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a child's birthday party here and had a fine time watching the children experience the various activities that are available. On the other hand, there was limited interest for adults so beware. Still, a solid learning/entertainment activity for children in elementary school.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to think that the Children's museum in New Orleans was good. This place is amazing. I had just as much fun as my kids did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CDM is one of my favorite places to visit; especially with my children. It's designed wonderfully where you can easily find your child even if they like to run off; beware of other children also doing the same which may result in unsafe behavior and CDM isn't quite up to speed on emergency procedures. Keep an eye on your kids... More 

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cdmfun, Public Relations Manager at Creative Discovery Museum, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your feedback. The safety and security of our guests is one of our top priorities. Emergency procedures are in place and staff are trained to handle a wide range of emergency situations. The museum also constantly reviews and updates its procedures to reflect best practices in the field. We hope your family visits us again in... More 

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