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Adventure Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Grandson's choice

Grandson choice because he wanted to see the planetarium show. He also loved the 3 story tower... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
via mobile
Good way to spend an afternoon

Well maintained museum with lots of things for kids to do. Adults enjoy it too. Has pleasant staff... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Christopher A
Winnipeg, Canada
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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...more
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800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The Adventure Science Center is a place that is fun and appropriate for people of all ages. Adults will enjoy the technical, more scientific aspect; teens can have a good learning experience with the hands-on activities; and younger kids/toddlers have space to run and just...More

1  Thank Todd S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited with my 9 year old. We had a blast going from station to station for some hands on science fun. There is a Subway on the 2nd floor for an afternoon snack.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Reserved tickets in advance for our small group of high school students. We came in at 10:00am when the opened and went directly to a 50 minute, hands-on, Renewable Energy project in a private room with an enthusiastic young man, who directed the program, that...More

Thank MLSuit3
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I took my grandson to this facility for spring break. Great place for children. We thought we might be there a couple of hours but stayed for 5 1/2 hours. Fun and educational al. Highly recommend it! Recommend paying the extra cost for the planetarium...More

Thank lindagA2994BQ
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Grandson choice because he wanted to see the planetarium show. He also loved the 3 story tower. There is an abundance of hands on learning table. Spent about three hours and enjoyed watching my grandson interact!

1  Thank Cinamngrl
Reviewed 27 February 2018

In a city of hands-off museums, this is a gem. A science center where the kids can get involved, climb, experiment, even Moon Walk! Just the 6 Story Adventure Tower kept the kids entertained for hours. Make sure you get a map so you don't...More

1  Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Well maintained museum with lots of things for kids to do. Adults enjoy it too. Has pleasant staff and good parking lot. Near to other things to see as well.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 17 February 2018

I haven't been to the Adventure Science Center in many years so I was expecting to see the same thing but I was wrong. My company sponsored an event here and I was impressed with the changes that have been made to the museum. Lots...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the science center with high expectations and we were not at all disappointed. From the planetarium show (extra cost) to the many-stories high indoor jungle gym, it was really fun for our entire family. They offer many very interesting and informative exhibits that...More

Thank CivilWarTraveller57
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We came after 3pm and purchased only the planetarium show. It was a Saturday and we were greeted with loads of screaming children. The sound was echoing out of the door. It's the weekend so that's what I expected. We lined up for the 3:30...More

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andrea m
29 May 2018|
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Response from adventuresci | Property representative |
On average, guests spend about 2 to 3 hours at the science center. Those who see a planetarium show generally stay closer to 3 hours.
4 March 2018|
Response from Mickeyma-oy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If only more people will support this place like sign up to be members or come more frequently I believe they will have more funding to be comparable to other science centers in the north.
Alisyn H
14 February 2018|
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Response from 1TravelingTrio | Reviewed this property |
it depends on your idea of fun. do u like science experiments or anything grade school science related? my son had a blast and I think i would too, without him but it is mainly targeted towards kids. there are many many kids... More