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Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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What an adventure!

We came here with our 20 month old and we enjoyed ourselves very much. This place is huge and has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kilmarnock, Virginia
via mobile
Good place for a rainy day adventure

We visited with our 3 yo and 7 month old. It was a good place to run around for a bit during a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iowa city
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Explore 44,000 square feet of over 175 exciting hands-on science exhibits and activities revealing the wonders of biology, physics, chemistry, medicine, space, earth science, technology, and more. Experience a state-of-the-art planetarium offering spectacular journeys to the stars, laser shows, and amazing full-dome films for children and adults. Enjoy award-winning daily live science demos, labs, and science cafes presented by a talented staff of scientist educators. Adventure Science Center is dedicated to creating learning experiences that open minds to the wonders of science and technology, fostering a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Adventure Science Center is an independent, not-for-profit center of science, learning, and exploration.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“human body” (27 reviews)
“solar system” (18 reviews)
“all ages” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here with our 20 month old and we enjoyed ourselves very much. This place is huge and has so so many little exhibits you can try out. Worth the admission prices!! Check it out!!

Thank 1TravelingDuo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 3 yo and 7 month old. It was a good place to run around for a bit during a humid and rainy afternoon. The adults enjoyed the space walk area to learn about planets and our 3 yo enjoyed the adventure...More

Thank mbhdIowaCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! We've traveled a ton and have been to many Children's museums and science centers and this one is awesome. Lots to do....very hands on and great for parents and children. We did the planetarium and saw a cool movie about flight....More

Thank P0702-Orlando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE place to take your children or grandchildren when in Nashville. It is all about them! Hands on exhibits that teach as well as fascinate. The center of the whole building is a 3-story climbing structure that children love! Constant supervision is not...More

Thank Sandra0598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the science center and thought it was a great location to take kids. There are many sections throughout the museum where you can learn something new. They have sections dedicated to space, human body, physics, bees and a weightless exhibit. Everything is very...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a true hands on science center and had many exhibits that we haven't seen elsewhere. My kids really enjoyed the moon walk, and the aging machine. It was a lively place and the kids explored generally on their own. The planetarium put on...More

Thank VacationMom201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lot of fun with my 4yo. There are many cool exhibits to see and lots of hands on things to do for the little ones.

Thank LoveTheBeach415
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to see the Planetarium. Had no clue they offered so much! The Blue Max was a hit - could choose from different options of what you wanted to see. The Skies over Nashville in the planetarium was just amazing. Great for kids and...More

Thank joyhope
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I was here during the solar eclipse and the eclipse science festival in August 2017. The center offers three floors of science halls with loads of info. For a space buff like me, the very large image of the caldera of the Olympus Mons volcano...More

Thank Marsgoddess
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Nashville for the eclipse and were told we see this kid's center. It certainly was not worth the $40 entry fee for my tween. There are some tween appropriate activities, but there are a lot of activities for really young kids. There...More

Thank Daytonmomma
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Kapil L
7 April 2017|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for including us in your plans. Generally, we advise guests to allow between 3 to 4 hours for a visit to the Science Center. This gives you time to explore the exhibits and engage in the hands-on... More
Waylon M
11 March 2017|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
We have a full-service Subway restaurant on our second floor. Visitors may also choose to bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the outdoor picnic area located off the lower parking area or leave the Center to visit a nearby... More
28 February 2017|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
Good morning, the answer to both your questions is yes! In designing and fabricating the permanent exhibits within the Adventure Science Center, we worked closely with the Nashville ADA office to make our exhibits as... More