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Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Terrific mix of fun and learning

A tower of instructive fun centers the Adventure Science Center - a five-story mix of slides... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Albany, New York
Cousins weekend

We had a weekend with 4 young children. Very entertaining, lots to do for kids. Clean and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
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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)
“moon walk” (25 reviews)
“adventure tower” (19 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 28 June 2017

A tower of instructive fun centers the Adventure Science Center - a five-story mix of slides, ladders, spaces open and closed that mimic body parts and science experiments. All around the tower are a mixture of serious-minded exhibits and fun games, all designed to help...More

Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We had a weekend with 4 young children. Very entertaining, lots to do for kids. Clean and comfortable. Staff friendly.

Thank KYJimCindy
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I've been to much nicer/more exciting children's museums than this. I took my two kids and a teen friend of theirs. Most stuff was geared towards pre-school aged kids, in my opinion. But the grade school and teen kids did enjoy the astronaut wall, space...More

Thank QTCat
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great science center with lots of activities for the kids. A bit pricey, but worth it. There is a membership for locals.

Thank marysewandsew
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I brought my 20 year old boyfriend here in his birthday and we had a blast. Of course this place is made for kids, so if you don't like lots of noise and children running everywhere, it's probably not going to be fun. But all...More

Thank Vanessa D
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We love sciences museums and this one of our favorite. My kids loved the hands on exhibits. I will say that if you have teenagers over the age of 14 don't take them.

Thank FamilyTripPlanner66
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Really disappointed with this museum, I think the reviews are very generous as the exhibits are very basic, even for small children, perhaps it works well to bring some amusement during a rainy afternoon but it educational value is limited as is the technology used...More

Thank Kubus I
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My son is 8 and sometimes I worry that these places will not interest him much. However, this one did not disappoint at all! Be sure to go to the planetarium (extra fee) and do the interactive ride (another extra fee) - both are well...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place is nice with things to do for kids from 4-104. It can get really crowded with field trips during the school year . Sometimes those crowds are unruly. This is an amazing place to watch the fourth of july fireworks. You have to...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with our family in Nashville there are many things to do and enough to keep four young boys very occupied I highly recommend it

Thank David B
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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