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Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Took our 14 month old and he loved everything. No short of anything in this place. He loved the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David P
via mobile
Kids Had A Blast!

This museum was better than any children's museum we have in Florida. Its very well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca P
Tampa, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took our 14 month old and he loved everything. No short of anything in this place. He loved the sand pit and climbing on anything he could get on.

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was better than any children's museum we have in Florida. Its very well maintained. They have a plethora of hands on art, music, and science exhibits and the kids can make quality crafts to bring home. There is plenty of friendly staff on...More

1  Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has visited a lot of children's museums, and this museum is above average. My 6 and 4-year olds were content to spend almost the entire day playing in the various parts of the museum. They especially enjoyed the dinosaur dig pit, and my...More

Thank Ohiogirl00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 year old grandson and spent over 3 hours watching him have a great time! It is a wonderful place and, certainly, not over priced. I would highly recommend.

Thank anna57540
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We let our older kids (middle school) talk us into this. It is a wonderful place full of learning and adventure for young kids. Ours were too old. Tho they found some stuff to do, I'd skip if they are double digits.

2  Thank Laura I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it was around 40 dollars for two adults, one 5-year-old and a 18-month-old, that got in free. Compared to other way overpriced Chattanooga attractions, this was perfect. We spent a couple of hours and had a wonderful time. We could have spent more...More

2  Thank Passport53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the best place to wear out a child. My 2 year old loves water and dinosaurs and they have both. You can be here for hours. They are things for small kids and big kids. Great place to learn and play and...More

Thank dc1aday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't brought your children & grandchildren here DO! Two floors of hands-on fun, & excitement! You won't regret it & your kids won't forget it!

Thank blessed2death
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished visiting the Creative Discovery Museum with our grandchildren. This place offers lots of hands on activities. My grandson (age 3) loved the water table and spent an hour floating boats through the various levels. He loved the archeological dig, playing in the...More

1  Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this place to anyone with children going to visit Chattanooga. It was inexpensive and my granddaughter had so much fun. I have to admit, I had a good time too.

Thank pturner991
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13 March 2017|
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Response from Marijayne | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot is quite large right behind the museum. I think you could park an RV there.
Jamia S
28 February 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I feel they would love it. But, it would be optimal if 2 adults or a buddy for the 8 year old could go. The exhibits, in our opinion, tried to stage for each age and had some for all ages. Your 15 month old... More
Lyndsey H
1 January 2017|
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Response from sherryb171 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, there are a few areas that a one year old would enjoy, like the sand and water, but I don't know that it would be worth it that young. The sand would just be like any other sand box since the "dig" wouldn't really... More