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Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Great museum for toddler!!

It is a fabulous museum for toddlers. The exhibits are so creative. The museum is clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
The kids loved it!

Two of my gchildren 2 and 11 were with us and they had a ball. Would like to go back and Sign up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
brenda h
Camden, Tennessee
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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 2 days ago via mobile

It is a fabulous museum for toddlers. The exhibits are so creative. The museum is clean and well-maintained and exhibits are in good working order. The front desk receptionist was very friendly and greeted us warmly on arrival. There are employees wearing blue coats that...More

Thank Dundee926
Reviewed 3 days ago

Two of my gchildren 2 and 11 were with us and they had a ball. Would like to go back and Sign up for some of the arts/crafts or other events. They really had a great time.

Thank brenda h
Reviewed 4 days ago

So many "hands on" things for the kids to do, it's a great change from them hearing "don't touch that" all the time! My 4 year old son could've stayed in the dinosaur pit for hours. And my 2 year old daughter loved the water...More

Thank damnorcross
Reviewed 5 days ago

This wasn't on our recent road trip itinerary but we added it very quickly once seeing it. What an AMAZING children's museum! I have been to several and this is by far the BEST. Everything is above and beyond wonderful. Add this stop!

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter loved this place. I didn't really know what to expect but she loved everything. She is 2 so her attention span is very short but she was able to run from one activity to the next having a blast. There are tons of...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat place for small children. I wish it had more science related exhibits but my 4 year old had a blast.

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 1 week ago

All three of our children went here when they were younger and remembered playing in the water area. They had such a good time even now that they are older playing in the same area. They spent an hour in the water area again.

Thank revgarth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for the family to vist. Lots for kids to do, and some exhibits change so it is worth it to get a family membership.

Thank Chattman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chattanooga was the stopping point of our drive from Orlando to Chicago. After being cooped up in the car all day, we were pleasantly surprised to find the Creative Discovery Museum right across the street from our hotel. My three year old daughter adored it,...More

1  Thank JennyKS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son will be 13 in August. He still enjoyed himself. We don't visit often and he is of higher intelligence, so things were knew to him, and he is very interested in how things work. He made some new friends (age 8) when we...More

Thank MelnBil
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there RV parking on site or close by? We are traveling in 30 ft RV
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
I have an 8 year old and a 15 month old. Would this museum be fun at their ages?
27 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
Would a 1 year old be able to enjoy any exhibits?
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