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Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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one of the best science museum/centers

I have visited many science center/museums in various cities such as Philadelphia, Mystic (CT... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great day

It was crowded (Sunday before the total eclipse and a festival on the grounds) but everything was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203-4833
+1 615-862-5160
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited many science center/museums in various cities such as Philadelphia, Mystic (CT), Austin, NY, and more. I personally liked this place best. It offers many interactive activities for kids and very informative as well. It is a must for a family with kids.

Thank Soowook
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was crowded (Sunday before the total eclipse and a festival on the grounds) but everything was fun and high quality. My kids didn't want to leave. The movie about the eclipse was really cool. Love the ceiling screen 😊👍 The on-site cafe is a...More

Thank Pixelfairy
Reviewed 6 days ago

The exhibits in this museum focus a lot on the body, which is a nice change from the physical science of other museums. There is a great area for kids to climb up to the 3rd floor, a solar system section, and the planetarium experience...More

Thank fairgirl59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 8 and 10 year old's enjoyed their afternoon at this science center. There was plenty to do to keep them occupied for 3 to 4 hours.

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was 5 August 2017 the 8 pm show which had the variety Laser Tribute; track list included: Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Ronnie James Dio, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Freddy Mercury, John Lennon, David Bowie, Whitney Houston, Jim Morrison, and Prince. Brought the tickets...More

Thank msworldadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boys loved this place and they wanted to go back a second time!! The bouncing astro. activity was one of their favorites! Every activity is free, except for the simulated roller coaster 4-D ride. Great place to cool off on a hot day!

Thank anderson213
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as Nashville natives, we are always looking for an adventure to take the girls on. We've been to the Adventure Science Center 3 times, and they love parts of it, but HATE the noise. and if little kids complain, I promise you any adults are...More

1  Thank MizBarron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took our niece to this place and she thought it was wonderful. She really enjoyed everything about it. I liked the fact that they had free parking and the parking lot was very big. I don't remember how much it was...More

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great place we had 2. 12 year old girls and we all enjoyed our visited spent about 6 hours there. Great time

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Give this a chance! It was a fun activity to do that is not on Broadway and can entertain all ages! It is a fun time and a great escape. During he day, enjoy the rest of the program.

Thank Ramblinwreck89
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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