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Creative Discovery Museum

321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
321 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4902
+1 423-756-2738
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our little girl is 4, soon to be 5. We went Jan. 2018, and Jan. 2017. They've got a wide range of interesting activities good for 3 & 4 year olds, with plenty to entertain kids up to a few years older, and there's such...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids love going here. We live here so we get annual passes. One hint is walk through the gift shop first that way you avoid the water features until last as you are leaving. Otherwise you and your kids will get wet in the...More

Thank climbingsidi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Creative Discovery Museum on several occasions now and it has been great every time. The exhibits are fun and interactive for the kids as well as the adults! They also have a great area for smaller kids as well. Highly...More

Thank JTPrice85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are things to do for kids of all ages, and the travelling exhibits are wonderful. It seems like every time we are there, there's a new exhibit upstairs which makes a membership worth your time if you're local.

Thank bnmosier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have an annual pass that was expiring which prompted our most recent trip here. After about 2 visits for our family the annual pass is a good value. Living in Atlanta, we've made a few day and overnight trips here to make the most...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Lots to do, well laid out, clean, friendly workers. Not too crowded even on a rainy cold Sunday afternoon.

Thank Barefootsphynx
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This place is amazing. Wonderful experience for any age child. My 4 year old loved it as much as my 11 year olds.

Thank Honest A
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My 10 year old and 6 year old grandchildren enjoyed the Creative Discovery Museum. The water area was their favorite! They also liked the dinosaur section. I enjoyed the hands on activities with the kids.

1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

My kids had a awesome time ! Lots of fun for the whole family... Alot of different things to do . And at a great price

Thank Jordyn M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Very educational for kids and adults. Lots to do and see inside. 14.00 Dollars a head for adults though.

Thank Sherrill T
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12 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
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
31 December 2016|
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Parts are resigned for toddlers.