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Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Visit for the Planetarium

The exhibits were pretty good, and my daughter was engaged for about an hour or so. We saw... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Birmingham, Alabama
A Must!

We live in Nashville and have always had a membership. We took our son and later our granddaughters... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Phyllis G
Nashville, Tennessee
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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” (28 reviews)
“moon walk” (25 reviews)
“adventure tower” (20 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 yesterday

The exhibits were pretty good, and my daughter was engaged for about an hour or so. We saw Nightwatch in the Planetarium, and it was AMAZING. My 5 year old daughter was entranced by it and asked some great questions afterward. There is a wonderful...More

Thank CourtneyQPittman
Reviewed yesterday

We live in Nashville and have always had a membership. We took our son and later our granddaughters all throughout their life. We like to go (just us). It is fun, entertaining, teaching, exciting. There is literally something for all ages. I LOVE it!

Thank Phyllis G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a blast. This gives kids a great way to bring in the new year. Always a good day. Bring snacks and drinks. Subway is available but the line is long. We will be back soon!

Thank Shannan O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very educational. Stuff to do for all ages. My family and me really enjoyed it. We really enjoyed the human body exhibit and all the activities.

Thank DavidVaz888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for kids to learn hands on about science. We took our grandkids ages 10 an 12. There was so much there for them to do and learn for kids of all ages. Staff was really friendly. We spent more time than we had...More

1  Thank CHPN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great science museum for kids. Our family has been at least a dozen of these in the US and Canada and for a small city this is a very good one. Lots of things arranged by topic (human body, space, etc). Across...More

1  Thank ilsete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 3 year old grandson here while we were in town for an event. He had a blast, although some things he was too young for. Still there was plenty to keep him busy for several hours.

1  Thank gwleach32057
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went twice this month. Once for “the science of beer”’ an adult event with all shows and exhibits open. Second time with grandkids from Boston. Both were exceptional. This place both cool and informative. Lots of fun.

1  Thank JMasonNashville
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Probably not a lot of fun for kids in middle school, but elementary level lots of things to see. Short film in the amphitheater was informative to see. In the wood shop when making projects an employee gave us the tools and eye wear. We...More

1  Thank Adventerous
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time checking out the Science Museum which isn’t just for kids! Planetarium was awesome in preparing us for the solar eclipse!

1  Thank Kimberly S
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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